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“Rosneft sold less lubes in 2020”

Rosneft sold 1.05 million tons of base oils and lubricants in 2020, 4.5% less than the year before.

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CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Gazprom Neft’s Lubes Flat in 2020
Gazprom Neft’s lubricant sales stood flat last year because of impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on both domestic and foreign markets.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Lukoil Makes More Finished Lubes
Lukoil increased production at its standalone lubricant blending plants by 17% to 161,000 metric tons in 2020.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Sanctions Hit Belarusian Base Oils
Belarus stopped base oils to Europe last week after the European Union imposed sanctions against the country.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Central Asian Markets Growing
Uzbek and Central Asian lubricant demand is set to double by 2040, as the region’s industry and increasing number of vehicles are poised to consume more oils.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Lukoil boosts production of high-octane blending components
Lukoil has commissioned the PENEX isomerisation unit at its Nizhny Novgorod refinery in the city of Kstovo.
CIS PETROCHEMICALS
Hyundai Engineering lands EPC order with Noviy Potok
The Russian Orenburg Gas Processing Plant project involves building a gas refinery, utilities, and auxiliary facilities in the Orenburg region of Buzuluk, 1,500 km southeast of Moscow, Russia.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
COVID Didn’t Change Russian Lube Habits
Russian motorists did not significantly change their engine oil buying or changing habits during the height of the coronavirus pandemic last year.
DOWNSTREAM CENTRAL ASIA
Petchem production rose by 155% in Kazakhstan last year
Petrochemical production rose by 155% in Kazakhstan in 2020 compared to the previous year.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Russian Base Oil Imports Up, Exports Down in 2020
Russia exported about 1 million metric tons of base oils in 2020.
DOWNSTREAM CENTRAL ASIA
KMG and Tatneft continue developing their cooperation
KazMunayGas and Tatneft signed a number of joint documents on 28 of April.
CIS BASE OILS AND LUBRICANTS
Survey: Confidence Climbs in Russia
Lubricant marketers and distributors in Russia improved significantly from December to March.
DOWNSTREAM CENTRAL ASIA
Steam production started at the Uzbekneftegaz GTL plant
Uzbekneftegaz JSC, visited the Construction Site of the GTL plant on March 18, 2021, where he reviewed implementation of the investment project.