Petroleum Product Quality Control
The motor fuels produced by Rosneft’s refineries meet the K5 ecological class requirements outlined in the Technical Regulations of the Customs Union CU TR 013/2011 On Requirements for Motor and Aviation Gasoline, Diesel and Marine Fuels, Fuels for Jet Engines, and Fuel Oil, and have high environmental and performance characteristics, which have been repeatedly confirmed by qualification and bench tests in specialized research institutes.
Quality management systems at the Company’s refineries meet the requirements of the ISO 9000 international standards and ensure high-quality production and minimization in customer claims.
The Company’s refineries perform multi-stage Quality Control testing on its feedstock and marketable products, including on incoming quality control of feedstock, chemicals, and additives supplied to the plants, as well as multi-stage monitoring and quality control of components and marketable products throughout all stages of the production cycle, from delivery to enterprise, and to products sales.
The testing laboratories at the refineries are equipped with state-of-the-art analytical equipment, ensuring that test results are highly accurate and reliable.
Product compliance is confirmed through certifications, with the assistance of accredited testing laboratories and leading research institutes.
The specialists of the Company’s core business units regularly hold quality control days at the refineries to discuss and review the best practices for improving production efficiency and quality control, and to share experience in petroleum products quality and safety assurance areas.
A project for monitoring marketable product quality giveaway gaps implemented at the Company’s refineries helped to improve the efficiency of hydrocarbon feedstock processing.
Efforts to expand the range of additives that increase the performance characteristics of motor fuels have been continued throughout 2019. Tests performed on the additives reduced purchase costs by increasing the number of available alternatives.
As part of the import substitution program, the Company’s refineries have completed their shift to using domestic anti-wear additives produced by Company-owned facilities.