The inspection commission of the refinery shareholders visited the site and examined the construction process.
Tyumenpropmstroi Construction Company started the construction of railway lines jointly with RZhD (Russian Railways).
Unique Indian boiler equipment which has no Russian analogues was delivered to the refinery’s site.
A flare separator and a flare boom were assembled.
The works on the construction of railway dead-ends and the installation of the metal structures of railway tank filling racks were completed.
Steam boilers were assembled. The binding of industrial pipelines began.
Technical conditions of connecting Antipinsky Oil Refinery CJSC to the pipeline with the volume of 1,700 thousand tons p.a. have been agreed with Transneft JSC.
Official ceremonial activities dedicated to the commissioning of the refinery will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2006, at 10.00 a.m. Any information on the issues of media accreditation may be received by using the following telephone numbers: 7 (3452) 28-43-01 in Tyumen and 7 (495) 782-15-30 in Moscow.
An official ceremony on the occasion of completing construction works and transfer to commissioning was held. Governmental authorities, staff members of the refinery, management company, business and banking structures took part in the abovementioned event.
The birthday of Antipinsky Oil Refinery: the first day of the refinery’s exploitation in a test mode dedicated to the visit of governor V. V. Yakushev of the Tyumen Region.
The official delegation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands headed by ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary Jan Paul Dirkse visited the refinery.
Approval of the authorities of the city of Tyumen has been obtained for commissioning the completed capital construction facility.
Business meeting was held with the chief executive of the Sverdlovsk Railways Mr. Shaidullin. The issues of developing approach railway lines to the territory of the refinery have been discussed at the meeting.