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OilMARKET 04 / 2018
TOPIC OF THE ISSUE
Atyrau RefineryAtyrau Refinery
A three-stage marathon Achievements and lessons from the longest and most complex refinery modernization in the country
Starting from November 7, 2018 the Atyrau Refinery launched production and supplies of K5 environmental class diesel with filtration temperature (CFPP) of 25C.
EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION
ASP+technology made it possible to increase oil recovery factor to 69%ASP+technology made it possible to increase oil recovery factor to 69%
On the 09 of October 2018 Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) jointly with Gazpromneft Science & Technology Center and Shell's technical specialists have successfully tested a promising chemical enhanced oil recovery method. Application of ASP technology at a depleted section of West Salym oil field in the Khanty6Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug Ugra (KHMAO) made it possible to increase oil recovery factor to 69%. This is nearly twice as high as Russian petroleum industry's average indicators. Average oil rec
TRANSPORTATION
Gazprom neft strengthens its own Arctic fleet with a second icebreakerGazprom neft strengthens its own Arctic fleet with a second icebreaker
On the 20 of December 2018 the Andrey Vilkitsky icebreaker, built as part of Gazprom Neft's Time of the Arctic programme, has been launched in St Petersburg the Alexander Sannikov icebreaker and six oil tankers having already been brought into operation.
REFINING
Omsk refinery starts introducing new active+matrix catalystsOmsk refinery starts introducing new active+matrix catalysts
On the 28 of December 2018 Gazprom Neft has successfully brought a new-generation catalyst into production, having completed commercial testruns at cat6cracking facilities at the company's Omsk Refinery. This modified catalyst has been raw hydrocarbon molecules into useful products. In addition to their superior active properties, new-generation catalysts are also better s
NATURAL GAS
Zvezda shipyard started serial manufacturing of Aframax-class tankersZvezda shipyard started serial manufacturing of Aframax-class tankers
On the 15 of November 2018 first steel cutting ceremony for the second Aframax class tanker of 114,000 dead-weight tons took place at Zvezda shipyard in Bolshoy Kamen, Primorsky Region. The ceremony was attended by Rosneft Oil Company CEO Igor Sechin and Acting Governor of Primorsky Region, Oleg Kozhemyako
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
Stubbornly nuclearStubbornly nuclear
In China, India, Japan, Russia, they are not in a hurry to give up the peaceful atom. Atomic stubborn have solid positions in Europe as well
Green energy, first of all, solar and windgenerating capacities are increasingly gaining strength in the world, gradually displacing hydrocarbon thermal power plants. Alas, a big disadvantage of solar and wind stations is the inability to accurately dispatch energy supplies, making the economy of entire regions and countries dependent on weather fluctuations. And even the powerful energy storage facilities built by legendary Elon Musk Tesla in the USA and Australia, will not be able to solve this problem for a long time.
ALTERNATIVE ENERGY
French solutions for energy independence
French solutions for energy independence
In an effort to strengthen its energy independence, France is becoming a world leader in renewable energy
The dependence of the Ukrainian economy on energy imports, which has developed particularly in the last decade since 2007, already seems to have strengthened many business leaders in Ukraine, and indeed, many officials, that this dependence is a normal phenomenon in a market economy. It would seem that the experience of developed countries both the USA, and Japan, and Germany, as well as the UK shows that such dependence is a common thing
WIND POWER
Windar Renovables, RUSNANO and
Severstal opened RussiaWindar Renovables, RUSNANO and Severstal opened Russia's first production of wind turbine towers
The launch of the Russia's first plant for the production of steel towers is a historical event for the Russian power and mechanical engineering. This gives us confidence that Russia will maintain the global energy power status for the next generations as well. Our project of wind equipment localization proves that a high*technology cluster has been established in the country, including the generation of renewable energy, powerplant engineering, science and education
04 / 2018