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Rosneft Expands Sales of Low-Sulfur Marine Fuel

24 April 2020

RN-Bunker, operator of the bunkering business of Rosneft Oil Company, has widened the geographical range of its RMLS 40 low-sulfur residual fuel sales. In addition to the Far East, the Company began supplying environmentally friendly marine fuel to Black Sea, Arctic and Baltic sea ports.

In the first quarter of 2020, the Company supplied 112,000 tonnes of RMLS 40 type E II fuel to domestic and foreign shipowners.

Rosneft aims to utilise natural resources rationally. In order to reduce its environmental impact and produce up-to-date, environmentally friendly fuels, the Company has initiated and is implementing a number of large-scale projects to upgrade its own production facilities.

Demand for ecological marine fuel RMLS 40 indicates high quality of the product. It contains no more than 0.5% of sulphur which is fully compliant with the requirements of the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)*.

* MARPOL is the International Convention, which provides a set of measures to prevent operational and transboundary marine pollution from ships.

Note for Editors:

Residual Marine Low Sulfur (RMLS 40) is a new product in Rosneft’s product line of low-sulfur residual marine fuels. In terms of sulfur content, RMLS 40 is divided into 2 types: E I, with sulphur content up to 0.1%, and E II, with sulphur content up to 0.5%. Product is produced at the Komsomolsk, Achinsk, Syzransk and Bashneft-Ufaneftekhim hub refineries

Today the Company is ready to offer consumers a wide range of low-sulfur marine fuels, which fully comply with new international requirements.

Rosneft
Information Division
Phone: + 7 (499) 517-88-97
April 24, 2020