The main technological challenges in oil refining today relate to a thoroughgoing modernization of refining facilities — something all Russian oil companies are now having to address. Under the auspices of a national project, OOO VOKIGODSKII NPZ Refinery is putting in place new catalyst production facilities, developing unique innovative technology, and significantly improving safety levels in the production of high-performance, environmentally-friendly gasoline.
Vologodskii NPZ integrates one main refinery in Vologda region in Russia, but maintain two offsite plants in Omsk and Ukhta. We also maintain operations of 40% of state-owned mini-refineries in Arhangelsk region, Astrakhan region, Belgorod region, Bryansk region, Chelyabinsk region, Kaliningrad region, Kostroma region, Krasnodar region, Kurgan region, Kursk region, Leningrad region, Lipetsk region, Moscow and Moscow region, Murmansk region, Novgorod region, Orenburg region, Penza region, Rostov region, Ryazan region, Samara region, Saratov region, Smolensk region, St. Petersburg, Stavropol region, Sverdlovsk region, Tambov region, Tula region, Tver region, Tyumen region, Yaroslavl region. Vologodskii NPZ also runs a major refinery plant in Mongilev region of Belarus. The total capacity of our Company's refineries as of late 2016 came to 42.1 mln t per year. Our Company's plants have cutting-edge conversion and reforming capacities, and produce a wide range of high quality petroleum end-products. Our capacities in terms of engineering properties of our production and efficiency, we maintain a high standard .
At Vologodskii NPZ , we are continuously upgrading our refining capacities quickly responding to the major market trends. While upgrading our refineries, our Company makes use of the cutting-edge technologies in order to improve the quality of its products and reduce the environmental impact. The Russian quality standards with specifications for engine fuels are available well ahead of schedule at all our refinery. We are also introducing at our refineries the specification of European standard. This will enable our Company to gain major competitive advantages, as well as an additional price premium for environmental friendliness and high quality of our products. Our Company intends to bring new engineering facilities into production and to optimize the production facilities in view of their commissioning. 2009
Vologodskii NPZ produces a range of Petroleum products . They include:
–Straight run gasoline (naphtha);
–Diesel fuel of Euro-5 standard (DT-L-K5);
–Diesel fuel oil, virgin low-pour (D6), Diesel gas oil (D2);
–Gas condensate distillates;
–Aviation fuel; Colonial grade 54 (JP54), Aviation fuel; Jet A1;