Operating results

Refining capacities in Russia

Novokuibyshevsk Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Processed in 2020:
6.7 mmt 
The refining depth was 
74.1%

In 2020, investments were aimed at maintaining the existing facilities, building a hydrocracking and hydrotreating complex with off-site facilities, implementing operational efficiency projects, and developing designs for other facility upgrade projects.

In 2020, the Novokuibyshevsk Refinery carried out comprehensive repairs of 18 units; a new explosion-proof control room was installed at AVT-11 distillation unit.

Kuibyshev Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Throughput in 2020: 
4.5 mmt
The refining depth was 
66.2%

In 2020, investments were focused on further construction of a vacuum gasoil hydrotreating unit, hydrogen and sulphur production units, and off-site facilities, as well as maintenance and operational efficiency initiatives.

Syzran Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Throughput in 2020:
6.5 mmt
The refining depth was 
79.0%

In 2020, investments were focused on further construction of a vacuum gasoil hydrotreating unit, hydrogen and sulphur production units, off-site facilities, an FCC unit, a diesel fuel hydrotreatment unit, as well as maintenance and operational efficiency initiatives.

Debottlenecking projects in 2020 included a contract to purchase a vacuuming system for the ELOU-AVT-6 unit with a supporting fluid discharge system to reduce corrosiveness, sulphide content and water as part of the project to increase the vacuum gasoil extraction at the ELOU-AVT-6 unit).

The Company launched production of RMLS 40, a low-sulphur residual marine fuel compliant with the IMO requirements introduced early in 2020.

Ryazan Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Processed in 2020: 
13.1 mmt
The refining depth was 
74.3%

In 2020, investments were aimed at maintaining the existing facilities, implementing operational efficiency projects, and developing designs for other facility upgrade projects.

The Company launched production of RMLS 40 (type EII), a low-sulphur marine fuel with sulphur content below 0.5%, which makes it fully compliant with the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL).Process pipelines in workshop No. 1 were upgraded, with the tar and oil fuel block of the AT-6 unit connected.

Saratov Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Processed in 2020: 
6.3 mmt
The refining depth was 
80.1%

In 2020, the refinery focused on the maintenance of existing facilities, improving operational efficiency, and highly efficient debottlenecking projects related to facility configuration.

Turnkey upgrade of the process furnaces P-1 and P-2 was completed at the diesel fuel hydrotreater L-24-6, facility No. 2. A compressor with regulated air supply was installed at the bitumen production unit.

Tuapse Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Processed in 2020:
9.0 mmt
The refining depth was
65.4%

In 2020, investments were focused on large-scale renovation projects, including the construction of a hydrocracking and hydrotreating complex with off-site facilities. Other projects were related to maintenance of the existing facilities.

The Company completed the construction to launch fuel oil quality control procedures using an inline viscosity meter at the ELOU-AVT-12 unit.

Achinsk Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Throughput in 2020:
7.1 mmt
The refining depth was 
65.6%

In the reporting year, investments were focused on the comprehensive upgrade programme, including the construction of a hydrocracking complex with off-site facilities and a petroleum coke production unit, as well as on operational efficiency improvement and maintenance of the existing facilities, including the restoration of a gas fractionation section of LK-6Us unit.

Work started to assess the feasibility of gasification of the Achinsk Refinery.

The refinery started producing RMLS, a low-sulphur marine fuel compliant with IMO 2020 requirements.

Angarsk Petrochemical Company
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Processed in 2020:
9.3 mmt 
The refining depth was 
82.2%

In 2020, investments were focused on the comprehensive upgrade programme, including the construction of sulphuric acid alkylation units and a diesel fuel hydrotreater with off-site facilities, as well as on operational efficiency improvement and maintenance of the existing facilities.

Angarsk Petrochemical Company
Komsomolsk Refinery
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Throughput in 2020: 
5.9 mmt
The refining depth was 
63.1%

In 2020, investments were focused on the comprehensive upgrade programme, including the construction of a hydrocracking and hydrotreating complex with off-site facilities, as well as on operational efficiency improvement and maintenance of the existing facilities.

The ELOU AVT-2 crude oil distillation unit was upgraded, with internals replaced in two of its columns. Repairs and recovery activities were completed at the delayed coking unit.

A boiler house was upgraded.

Bashneft refining complex:
Oil refining product mix, mmt
Throughput in 2020: 
15.5 mmt
The refining depth was 
86.0%

Bashneft-Novoil,
Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim,
and Bashneft-UNPZ

In 2020, investments were largely focused on maintenance of the existing facilities, aligning rules and procedures with relevant requirements, implementation of a comprehensive upgrade programme and operational efficiency improvements.

Small refining facilities
Oil refining product mix, mmt

The Company holds interests in several small refining facilities in Russia, including the Nizhnevartovsk Refinery, Krasnoleninsky Refinery, Purneftepererabotka and Strezhevskoy Refinery (50%). In 2020, these facilities processed a total of 1.9 mmt of crude oil, including 1.5 mmt processed by the Nizhnevartovsk Refinery, the largest of them.

Novokuibyshevsk Oils and Additives Plant

In 2020, the plant continued to implement its oil quality improvement programme as part of the hydrogenation facility construction projects (Phase 1 and 2) and proceeded with operational efficiency, environmental, infrastructural and capacity maintenance initiatives.

Processed in 2020:
936 kt
of feedstock and made 
390 kt
of marketable products
NOVOKUIBYSHEVSK OILS AND ADDITIVES PLANT