Gazprom Neft Press Office:
JSC Gazrpom Neft has released and dispatched the first 1000 tons of eurobitumen (BV 50/70 Eurostandard brand) produced at JSC Slavneft-Yaroslavnefteorgsintez.
The bitumen is yielded in accordance with the Company’s standards and complies with Slavneft-YaNOS’ process regulations, as well as with the European road bitumen production standards.
Eurobitumen is meant for utilizing as a cementing agent in the process of road concrete mix production and is used in road and aerodrome surfaces construction and repairs in certain road and climatic zones.
The road bitumen of this brand featuring European quality standards is planned for supplies to the motorways of the Olympic infrastructure construction sites in the city of Sochi, as well as to toll motorways throughout the country. Gazprom Neft aims at increasing of Eurostandard bitumen output and sales volumes, as the new product represents a prospective and marketable product at local and foreign markets. Launching of eurobitumen production poses an important benchmark in the development of the Company’s bitumen business and improvement of the yielded bitumen materials. Both quality characteristics and physicochemical properties of the new brand bitumen were highly appraised by the first consumers.