Gazpromneft Marine Bunker LLC planning to increase volume of river bunkering during the course of 2011

During 2011 river navigation, Gazpromneft Marine Bunker LLC is planning to increase the sales of ship fuel to the inland waterways of Russia by 14% compared to the same period last year, meaning total projected sales of up to 95.5 thousand tons.

This year Gazpromneft Marine Bunker LLC will carry out bunkering on the Volga, Don, Kama, Neva and Lena rivers. Last year the company worked mainly in the river ports of St Petersburg, Yaroslavl, Rybinsk, Kazan, Rostov-on-Don and Azov, and this year plans to expand its operation to Samara, Volgograd, Astrakhan and Nizhny Novgorod. The marine fuels will be shipped from Gazpromneft’s oil refineries in Moscow and Omsk.

Notes for editors
Gazpromneft Marine Bunker LLC, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, is in charge of bunker fuel supplies to marine and river vessels. The company was established in 2007 and has two subsidiaries: Gazpromneft Shipping, which manages the Company’s fleet comprising of 10 bunkering vessels, and Gazpromneft Terminal, which operates the company’s tank farm in St Petersburg.