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Omsk refinery has started the production of eco-friendly marine fuels

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Omsk refinery has produced the first batch of new marine fuel with improved ecological performance. Due to the minimum sulphur content, not exceeding 0,1%, – the product is adequate for emission control zones, defined by the international convention MARPOL. The certificate of compliance with ECC technical regulations.

The refinery intends to ship up to 50 k t of new marine fuel till the end of the year. The market potential is estimated at 158 k tpa of fuel. The new fuel will be operated by Gazpromneft Marine Fuel.

The experts of Omsk refinery developed the technology of low-sulphur marine fuel production from VGO by means of cat cracking in 2016. The recipe of the new grade includes the additive, reducing the yield temperature and preventing waxing. The production of new fuel is now possible due to the project for reconstruction of commodity production facilities, carried out within the Omsk refinery modernisation programme. Project investment totalled 200m RUB.



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