The Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery has begun preparations for the construction of a closed waste treatment facility. This new environmental initiative at the Omsk Refinery, by decree of the Government of the Russian Federation, forms part of the federal plan for a series of activities under the auspices of Russia’s Year of Ecology. The project is an adjunct to the wider programme for the modernisation of Gazprom Neft’s refining assets, one of the key priorities of which is the consistent reduction of environmental impacts. Gazprom Neft’s investment in the construction of new treatment facilities is currently in the order of RUB17 billion.
The new treatment facility will include a multistage water treatment system involving mechanical, physical—chemical and biological treatments, as well as carbon filtration and ultra-violet disinfection. The technological solutions built into the multi-stage treatment system will allow a
The project has been developed by the Russian design institute, Omskneftekhimproject. The new treatment facilities are expected to be commissioned in 2019.
The Gazprom Neft Omsk Refinery, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, is Russia’s largest such facility by refining volumes, and one of the most cutting-edge refineries in the country. It stands among the country’s leading refineries in terms of refining depth and yield of light petroleum products.
Gazprom Neft has been implementing an extensive modernisation programme at its Omsk Refinery since 2008. The first stage of modernisation of the Omsk Refinery, completed in 2015, involved the construction and refurbishment of key technological facilities, allowing the business to transition to
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