Company increased feed throughput

April 13, 2020 17:53

Based on the results of operations in the 1st quarter 2020, Gazprom neftekhim Salavat ramped up its stable gas condensate throughput and production output.

The throughput performance of stable gas condensate during the 1st quarter 2020 (1 502 thousand tons) has grown by 15.7% at the Company’s Oil Refinery, as compared to the same period last year (1 298.5 thousand tons) due to increases in supplies.

Beneficial market conditions as well as the change in the processed feed structure to gas condensate allowed to step up motor gasoline output (346.9 thousand tons) in the 1st quarter by 11.9%, relative to the same period last year (310.1 thousand tons).

Since the start of the year, the Company’s diesel fuel output (577.2 thousand tons) has been raised by 44.4%, compared to the same period last year (399.8 thousand tons).

The increased share of gas condensate in the total feed stock volume as well as its structural optimization contributed to substantial growth of light petroleum products yield by 6.5%.

The actual output of ethylene (97,8 thousand tons) has grown by 2.9% for the 1st quarter of this year at the Monomer plant, relative to the same period last year (95,0 thousand tons).

Qualitative change in the feed structure and in the pyrolysis mode allowed to increase the yield of butylene-butadiene cut (27.3 thousand tons) by 3.7 %, as compared to the same period last year (26.3 thousand tons). Since the beginning of the year, the actual yield of benzene (43.2 thousand tons) ramped up by 13.5%, relative to the same period last year.

Increased sales at the Gas & Chemical Plant contributed to higher urea output (182.9 thousand tons) in the 1st quarter 2020. It grew by 4.9%, compared to the same period last year (174.4 thousand tons).

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Gazprom neftekhim Salavat is one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia. The Complex was founded in 1948.

The Company is integrated into the Gazprom system. It has the basic advantage, consolidating on a single site a full cycle of crude hydrocarbons processing, petrochemistry and mineral fertilizers production. The Company comprises the Oil Refinery, Gas & Chemical Plant and the Monomer Plant.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat produces more than 100 items, over 50% of which are bulk products including motor gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, styrene, polystyrene, low density polyethylene, high density polyethylene, DOP plasticizer, butyl alcohols, sulphur, ammonia, urea, acrylic acid, butyl acrylate etc.

The oil refining and petrochemical products are exported to all the federal subjects of the country. The export reach covers over 50 CIS and non-CIS countries including Finland, China, Brazil, the UK, Western Europe countries and the Baltic states.

High quality of Gazprom neftekhim Salavat output is confirmed by certificates of conformity to ISO 9001 and 14001, the international standards of quality and environmental safety.

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