TNK-BP has started selling 92 octane, appropriate standards "Euro-4" in Saratov and Saratov region
At the petrol station network of TNCs in the Saratov region launched gasoline AI-92, of Euro-4. To release the eco-friendly fuel of "Saratov Oil Refinery" (a subsidiary of TNK-BP) began in early September.
As a result of changes in production technology, as part of 92-octane gasoline significantly reduced content of sulfur, benzene and aromatic hydrocarbons, which are the main factors of the negative impact on the environment. The combustion of 1 kg of fuel, "Euro-4" in the atmosphere dropped to 50 mg of sulfur oxides, which is ten times less than in the "Euro-2". Aromatic hydrocarbons, forming coke deposits in the engine and air pollutants, fuel "Euro 4" (compared with the "Euro-2") is reduced by more than 20%.
Improving the quality of products is one of the stages of a major investment program of TNK-BP for 2011-2012 aimed at the organization of petroleum product "Euro 4" and "Euro 5" at the Saratov Refinery. To organize the production of AI-92, belonging to the 4th environmental class were utilized investment of $ 310 million. In the next two years, the company plans to build an isomerization unit at the plant, to work on the renovation of the fuel hydrotreating and implement other projects with a total value of more than $ 300 million.
General Director of OJSC "Saratov Oil Refinery" Alexander Romanov:
"Saratov Oil Refinery" was one of the first companies in Russia who started the practical implementation of the decision of the Russian Government on the transition to an environmentally responsible production of fuels. In the period from 2009 to 2010. TNK-BP, the company had implemented a set of events which go to the output of "Euro 3" and "Euro 4". Today, all gasoline and diesel produced by the Saratov Refinery, correspond to the 4 th environmental class. The company plans to TNK-BP — the production of the factory fuel "Euro-5".
Director of retail sales in Saratov LLC "TNK-BP Marketing" Oleg Moklyuk:
"The task of TNK-BP — to become a leader in the retail market offers the most attractive to consumers vysotehnologichnogo and environmentally friendly motor fuel a new generation and we make extensive use of this technology innovation and development.
In May, the network TNK the launch of a new product «Pulsar 95" and the demand for it has exceeded our expectations: the implementation of the fuel exceeds the targets of 10-15%, and I think that this is not the limit. I am sure that the AI 92 "Euro 4" and find a buyer, the more so for the price it is no different from an ordinary 92-octane gasoline. "
Alexander Strelyukhin, deputy chairman of the government of Saratov region:
"Care for the environment and look for ways to reduce the impact of hazards is essential. I am pleased that, thanks to fuel Euro-4 standard, which began mass production of TNK-BP’s Saratov refinery, we can not do it in one year, not three, but today. "