* "General-use motor roads: heavy petroleum road bitumen," a new preliminary standard.
The production and sale of bituminous materials is one of the directions of Gazprom Neft's business which the company has been developing since 2008.
Gazprom Neft's oil refineries produce road, construction, and roofing grade bitumens, as well as polymer-modified bitumens and bituminous emulsions. At present, Gazprom Neft leads the Russian market for sales of bitumen products, maintaining a 26 percent market share. In 2012, the company's bitumen products sales volume was approximately 1.5 million tons.