Omsk refinery begins production of diesel Euro 5

The new diesel hydrotreating plant was put into operation at the Omsk refinery on October 24.

Setting the capacity of 3 million tons per year intended for the production of diesel fuel grade 5 provided the technical regulations of the Russian Federation and comply with the European standard Euro 5. In particular, the sulfur content of diesel fuel of this class is 35 times lower than the analogous Euro 3.

A new manufacturing facility is part of the hydroforming of motor fuels, the launch of the first phase of which — hydrotreating catalytic cracking gasoline — in May 2012. A full-scale commissioning of the complex will Omsk refinery from 2013 to switch completely to the production of motor gasoline 4th and 5th grades, and diesel fuel grade 5. Total investment in the construction of the two plants totaled 15.9 billion rubles.

Creating complex hydroforming fuels at the Omsk refinery — the final stage of the program of the plant to improve the quality of products sold in the strategy of refining "Gazprom oil" until 2020. The next step will be the implementation of modernization projects aimed at increasing the depth of oil refining.


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