|TOPIC OF THE ISSUE|
|UKRAINIAN FUEL MARKET AND THE PHENOMENON OF BELARUS REFINING|
On the other hand, close attention to the market of troubled southern neighbors is very important for Belarusian refiners in terms of Belarusian oil refining further
development prospects. Refining is strategically important industry sector for Belarus, which is also in the yet another transition period, when the closely related issues of feedstock supplies, technological development and investments depend on the market situation
|EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION|
|Rosneft launches digital field project in Bashkiria|
On the 21 of May 2019 Rosneft launched the
information system Digital Field in trial operation. This project, implemented based on the Bashneft Ilishevskoye field, for
the first time in the industry covers all basic processes of oil production and logistics
|EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION|
|Schlumberger introduces industry-first continuous resistivity look-ahead-while-drilling service|
Schlumberger has introduced the IriSphere look-ahead-while-drilling service at the
Offshore Technology Conference. The new service provides the industry’s first application of electromagnetic (EM) technology for detecting formation features ahead of the drill bit in oil and gas wells.
|Third ROSATOM LK-60Ya-class ship launched at Baltic Shipyard|
On the 25 of May 2019, in St. Petersburg with the ceremonial launch of the nuclear-powered arctic ice breaker «Ural» today, Russia’s nuclear energy giant, ROSATOM, has completed another step towards ensuring
all year round navigability of
the Northern Sea Route (NSR).
|Gazprom Neft's Omsk refinery continues construction of its «Biosphere» wastewater treatment facility|
Installation of a tank block at the Gazprom Neft Omsk refinery’s «Biosphere» wastewater
treatment facility — one of the key projects in the second phase of refinery modernisation being implemented by Gazprom Neft since 2008 — is coming to an end.
|Lukoil opens innovative bitumen development center in Nizhny Novgorod region|
On the 24 of May, 2019 Lukoil opened a research center for the development of bituminous materials in Kstovo, Nizhny
Novgorod Region, today. The most advanced equipment is capable of modelling transport loads and climate conditions regardless of case complexity. Laboratories of the center offer over 70 techniques to test bitumen and bitumen concrete in road surfacing.
|FOLLOWING CHERNOBYL TREND|
OILMARKET visited the BRSM filling station
in Novi Petrivtsy, where the growing flow
of tourists flowing into Chernobyl
Hollywood commands our hearts and minds!
«Chernobyl» TV series premiere, a skillful film version, claiming (may be
not always convincingly) on historical authenticity, caused a storm of emotions, including in many hearts and minds in our land. As taught by advanced business gurus, emotions — tailwind in
the sails of multimillion dollar fortunes!! And so, at that time, when, for many fuel companies in Ukraine, these are the times, to put it mildly, not the best, OILMARKET visited the BRSM filling station in Novi Petrivtsy, where the growing flow of tourists flowing into Chernobyl, turned one of the usual successful and well organized filling stations of the company into a real little Klondike!