Antipinsky Oil Refinery, the main productive asset of New Stream Group
, showed an increase in the basic production results in May 2017 compared to the same period of the previous year.
In the last month of the spring, the production of technical gas granulated sulfur increased by almost 2.5 times: from 773 tons in May of 2016 up to 1.9 thousand tons this year. The output of directly distilled gasoline increased as well (by 12% from 99 thousand tons in the previous year up to 111 thousand tons in 2017).
In the reporting period, Antipinsky Oil Refinery produced 208 thousand tons of Euro-5 diesel fuel, which is 8% more than in the same period in 2016 (193 thousand tons). In addition, in May 2017, the company produced 30 thousand tons of coke and 2.7 thousand tons of liquefied hydrocarbon gases.
In the reporting period, the plant processed 612 thousand tons of oil, 8% less than last year’s figure (662 thousand tons), but 5% more than the volume processed in April 2017 (583 thousand tons).
Therefore, based on the results of May 2017, Antipinsky Oil Refinery retained a general upward trend in the production indicators, despite the scheduled maintenance of the main process equipment, which was completed in a short time. In addition, the upgrade of the delayed coking unit (DCU) was completed in the reporting period, thus resulting in the increase in the DCU 's capacity by 17% – from 1.32 million tons of raw materials per year up to 1.54 million tons per year.