The company is now supplying its RMLS 40 low-sulphur residual fuel to ports in the Black Sea, the Arctic and Baltic regions, in addition to the Russian Far East.
In a statement issued on 24 April, Rosneft also said that in Q1 2020 its subsidiary, Rosneft Bunker, had supplied 112,000 metric tonnes of RMLS 40 type E II to domestic and foreign shipowners.
Rosneft noted that it ‘aims at the rational use of natural resources.
‘In order to reduce its environmental impact and produce modern, environmentally friendly fuels, the Company has initiated and is implementing a number of large-scale projects in the field of modernising its own production facilities.’
Rosneft’s Residual Marine Low Sulphur (RMLS 40) is divided into two types: E I, which has a sulphur content of not more than 1% sulphur, and EII, with a sulphur content which does not
These low sulphur products are currently produced at the Komsomolsk, Achinsk, Syzran and Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim refineries.