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Gazpromneft – Lubricants Company has proved safety of bunkering with marine oils in St. Petersburg and Murmansk ports

22 AUGUST 2016
In St. Petersburg Great Port and Murmansk port Gazpromneft – Lubricants Company carried out maneuvers in oil product spill containment when bunkering with marine oils from berth.

Various options for activities during an emergency oil product spill were elaborated when carrying out loading operations.

According to evaluation of the expert board which comprised representatives of port administration and EMERCOM, experience and skills of Gazpromneft – Lubricants personnel make it sure vessels are supplied with poured oils in sea ports in a safe manner.

Strict adherence to the safety precautions is one of the major priorities of our Company, says Alexander Trukhan, CEO, Gazpromneft – Lubricants. When performing bunkering from berth, we ensure the process in such a manner that possibility of emergencies is extremely low. And we understand that safety may only be guaranteed by the complete preparedness that our specialists have in any abnormal environment. For this very reason we carry out training and drilling sessions on the regular basis which helps proving a higher level of skills our personnel has.’


Gazpromneft – Lubricants (Gazpromneft – Lubricants LLC) is a subsidiary of Gazpromneft that specializes in the production and sale of oils, lubricants and technical fluids. Established in November 2007. Gazpromneft – Lubricants has 6 production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. Our total production volume amounts to 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, lubricants and technical fluids every year. The Omsk Lubricant Plant (OZSM) is Russia’s most state-of-the art complex for the mixing, filling and packaging of oils with a total annual mixing and packaging capacity of 300,000 tons. The management system in place at Gazpromneft – Lubricants and its production facilities conform with the stringent requirements of the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949 and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the Russian assembly lines of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, DERWAYS AC, KAMAZ, AVTOTOR (Hyundai assembly line), AZ GAZ, UAZ (Sollers), and BELAZ. Consumers of Gazpromneft – Lubricants products include Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, RZD and other leading industrial enterprises. The range includes 500 brands of oils and lubricants for all market sectors (more than 1,200 items of goods). The company’s products have earned the approval of more than 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth, and others. The company controls 15% of the Russian lubricant market and also operates in the CIS and the Baltic region, Europe, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, and beyond. In all, the company’s products are sold in more than 60 countries worldwide.

Since 2012 the Company is also involved in manufacturing and selling marine oils. It is comprised in Chevron global service network. A well-developed supply network helps delivering oils in any Russian port, and CIS and Baltic states. Company’s product is supplied on vessels of Sovkomflot, Rosmorport, Rosnefteflot, Norilsk Nickel and other Russian and foreign ship owners. Thanks to integration of Gazpromneft – Lubricants in Chevron global supply network, the Company’s clients enjoy possibility to receive marine oils in more than 800 ports all over the world. In 2015, the Company became the Russian leader in selling marine oils, taking 26% of market.

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