|TOPIC OF THE ISSUE|
|Shukhrat Danbay: Atyrau refinery — FUTURE BELONGS TO THE NEW GENERATION|
Over the six months of Shukhrat Danbay's work as 110,000 b/d Atyrau Refinery managing director, massive changes became obvious in many business segments. And moreover, there is a lot of work to be done: it is necessary to build up basic business processes
With rich experience gained at the position of the 110,000 b/d Pavlodar refinery, Shukhrat Danbay, as new CEO at Atyrau applies the tested business models here. His methodical approach to business development can be seen in everything: in developments programmes now launched at the refinery, in how production reporting is now built, and how the issue of personnel training is being addressed.
|EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION|
|Taking over the country's resource base|
Canada's multi-billion dollar energy industry being, «knocked out» from abroad/within Canada
According to the Scotia Bank of Canada, land locking these 2 pipeline transport routes, will may cost the economy $ 15.6+ billion dollars yearly, and generate massive dollar discounts of Canadian oil in favour of US buyers. Utilizing existing pipeline routes and opening proposed pipeline routes both east and west and including Infrastructure and rail car system for Canadian oil to the international oil market is proven to be a massive economic impact on the entire Canadian economy.
|EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION|
|An ice-breaking supply vessel under the state flag of Russia will install filters to prevent sand from sloughing into the gas producing wells|
On the 11 of July 2019 SCF Endeavour — an icebreaker serving the Sakhalin Energy offshore platforms — with unique equipment and unusual cargo on board left the Sakhalin Western Sea Port and headed for the north of the island towards the LUN-A platform. It will be the first time in the history of the Sakhalin-2 project and also in the world history that a Russian ice-breaking supply vessel will install filters to prevent sand from sloughing into the gas producing wells.
|Omsk refinery implements innovative purification and treatment system|
On the 21 of June 2019 Omsk refinery has completed works on modernising the filtration system at its small catcracking facility, with the production complex now being equipped with a modern water treatment block. This new equipment, which guarantees zero atmospheric emissions, has made possible the dismantling of the flue fume stack. The project, involving total investment of RUB2.5 bn, is a key element in the second stage of the Omsk refinery’s modernisation programme, being implemented by Gazprom Neft since 2008
|TANECO launched the secondary primary treatment unit|
On the 22 of August 2019 TANECO Oil Refining Complex in Nizhnekamsk
launched the CDU/VDU-6. TANECO, which implementation the aggregate investments of TATNEFT amounted to more than RUB384bn. Today the assortment products range of the refinery covers more than 20 types of highquality products, including diesel fuel, as well as Euro-5 and Euro-6 motor gasoline brands, aviation kerosene, base oils and lubricants. TATNEFT transferred RUB 470 bn to the budgets of all levels for 2018.
|Bashneft starts commercial production of RON-100 gasoline |
On the 24 of July 2019 the Bashneft Oil Refining Complex (a subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company) has launched the commercial production of highoctane gasoline, RON-100, under its own technology. The startup of the new product was achieved due to the implementation of the upgrading programme at the Ufa Oil Refining Complex as part of the Rosneft-2022 Strategy.
|Europe installed 4.9 GW of new wind energy capacity in first half of 2019|
On the 19 of June 2019 Enefit's renewable energy subsidiary Enefit Green signed an agreement to acquire 20 solar park projects in Poland. The total capacity of the solar power plants to be acquired is 19,15 megawatts.