Diesel Fuel under Control

This autumn, the Company started inspecting three types of refinery products supplied for military needs of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.


—In order to ship the Company’s products to the federal executive authorities for the use in armaments, military and special equipment (AMSE), permits for the use of fuel in AMSE are required. It means that a set of measures is taken annually to assess the conformity of products, their composition and production technology in the form of examinations, tests, acceptance and permission for use with documentary evidence of compliance with the standards established by the standardization documents — explains Natalya Poleva, Process Engineer of Technical Division, Chief Process Engineer Department.

Gazprom neftekhim Salavat obtained permits for five types of refinery products supplied for military needs: diesel fuel EURO, winter, class 2 and 3; diesel fuel EURO, arctic, class 4; diesel fuel EURO, summer, grade C; gasoline unleaded AI-92-K5.

The inspection commission consists of representatives of the Federal Autonomous Establishment «The 25th State Scientific Research Institute of chemmotology of the Russian Ministry of Defence», the 2nd group of Quality Control Agency No. 694 of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, the Oil Refinery employees, specialists of Chief Process Engineer Department as well as Laboratory and Analytical Department employees.


The permit for fuel use in AMSE is issued by the head chemmotology organization FAE «The 25th State Scientific Research Institute of chemmotology of the Russian Ministry of Defence» appointed by the Government of the Russian Federation.

— Based on examinations and tests results, the head chemmotology organization issues a technical conclusion certifying compliance or non-compliance of products with technical regulations and standardization documents — says Tatyana Sorokina, Head of Technical Division, Chief Process Engineer Department.

Inspection control is carried out during the entire validity period of the Decision on the use of products in AMSE in the form of systematic product data tracking and analysis as well as annual inspections of blend composition and production process conditions. Positive results of the inspection control will allow the Company to keep on shipping products to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

For reference

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 150 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 products are shipped to all federal subjects of the country. Export supplies of oil products are mainly directed to European and CIS countries. Petro- and gas chemicals are exported to over 30 CIS and non-CIS countries and the largest volumes are shipped to Kazakhstan, Germany, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Belgium, Finland etc.

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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