Gazprom Neft Boosts VLSFO Production at Omsk Refinery

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Tuesday February 18, 2020

Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft has increased its production of very low sulfur fuel oil (VLSFO) with the installation of more pipelines at its Omsk refinery.

After the installation of 3.5 kilometers of pipes around the refinery complex to deliver fuels and blending components, the company has now expanded its production of low-sulfur bunker fuels, it said in a statement on its website Monday.

Gazprom Neft now plans to produce more than 1.5 million mt/year of low-sulfur fuels for the domestic market, the company said, including both VLSFO and ultra low sulfur fuel oil (ULSFO) for use in emission control areas.

Gazprom Neft's first customer for its new VLSFO product was the Italian tankerĀ Ice Point, it said.