Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners is one of the largest producers and suppliers of bitumen products in Russia and has been developing its bitumen business. In 2013 we sold over 1.8 million tonnes of bitumen products. Sales volumes of polymer-modified asphalt cements and bitumen emulsions increased two and a half-fold from.
The company’s main bitumen production facilities are located in the Moscow, Omsk, and Yaroslavl regions, as well as in Serbia and Kazakhstan. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners oil refineries produce road, construction and roofing brands of bitumens, as well as polymer-bituminous binders (PBVs) and bitumen emulsions. All bituminous materials meet current quality standards.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners refineries are equipped with the latest facilities for manufacturing bituminous materials. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners is actively focusing on developing bitumen production.
At the end of 2013 we acquired a polymer-modified bitumen plant in Ryazan. 2014 will see the production of premium-category G-Way Styrelf polymer-bituminous binders begin at the Neft-Total PMB joint venture in Moscow. This product surpasses the GOST quality standards set down for PBVs.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners supplies bitumen products throughout Russia and the CIS and worlwide, by both road and rail.
Our plants dispensing process for bituminous materials fills one-tonne containers. This ensures that the quality of the product is controlled throughout the delivery processes, as bitumen products packaged in this way are easy to dispatch, deliver, and store, enabling the company to supply to consumers in some of Russia’s remotest and most inaccessible regions.
Since June 2012 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners has offered a new delivery service for bituminous materials: a state-of-the-art fleet of delivery vehicles guarantees that the quality of the bitumen is preserved, and that the product is delivered on time.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners takes part in various conferences on developing the bitumen industry in Russia and since 2012, has been responsible for organizing a cross-industry conference on the application and utilisation of bitumen products in road construction in Russia.
The production and application of modern bitumen products is one the most important factors in the development of the road building and maintenance sector. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners annual Bitumen and Polymer-modified Asphalt Cements conference, supported by the Russian Federal Road Agency, examines the most urgent and pressing issues facing the industry, including production technologies, potential applications for bitumen products, and recent and forthcoming regulation.
The first conference (in 2012) was attended by over 100 senior representatives from major Russian and international companies, including the ABZ-1 Group, VAD, Lendorstroy-2, Dorozhnik 92, Federal Unitary Enterprise RosDorNII, SoyuzDorNII, the Institute of Petroleum Refining and Petrochemistry of the Republic of Bashkortostan, the Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, the Moscow State Automobile and Road Technical University, Omsk SoyuzDorNII, Lukoil, TNK-BP, Bashneft, Sibur, DuPont, and others.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners is a subsidiary specialising in the production and sale of motor oils, lubricants and engine fluids, with operations in Western Siberia European Russia and Fryazino Moscow region as well as in Italy Serbia.
Company sales hit record volumes of 4,192,000 tonnes in 2013, an increase of 12% from the previous year. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners premium sales rose 13.3% from 2012, while the Energy brand grew 26% despite the stagnating market and stiff competition.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners product range includes approximately 400 engine oil and lubricant products sold under Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners brand
In 2013 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners continued its expansion into international markets by extending its sales of engine oils and lubricants into a total of 42 countries, initiating supply to Turkmenistan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Afghanistan and the Dominical Republic.
In 2012 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners opened its Omsk blending, dispensing and packaging complex, one of the most modern, technologically advanced lubricant production facilities in Russia and the CIS , with a total capacity of 180,000 tonnes. The new complex produces a wide range of automotive and industrial lubricants, including under the premium Energy brand.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners sells its products through filling station network, and also supplies retailers and online stores, servicing workshops and assembly lines of major car manufacturers in Russia and abroad.
Products marketed under the brand family cover a wide range of world-class lubricants for both consumer and commercial markets, including Energy motor oils for passenger automobiles, Profi oils for commercial vehicles, G-Box and G-Truck transmission fluids (for passenger and commercial vehicles), Motion and Wave small engine oils, as well as a range of other specialist products.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners supplies the assembly lines at Avtotor (General Motors, Hyundai), Mercedes Benz Trucks Vostok and Derways (Lifan), as well as the main GAZ assembly line. The company also supplies premium lubricants to the Volga Pipe Factory, the Chusovoy and Taganrog Metallurgical Works, and VSMPO-AVISMA. The company’s retail channels include 1,500 service stations (including RRT, Subaru, and Honda service centres); Truck Centre (MAN and IVECO), Avtomir (AvtoVAZ, Daewoo, Geely, Chery) and the O’KEY, Lenta, and PRIZMA hypermarkets, online retailer EXIST.RU, the AGA retail network in Russia, and eight hypermarket chains in Italy (covering a total of 500 retail sites), including Auchan, Carrefour, and PUNTO LEGNO.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners are market leaders in Russia based on 2013 sales of ‘into-wing’ aviation fuel. Retail sales of kerosene (by volume) grew by 16% from 2012, reaching 2.4 million tonnes, and market share increased to 22.9%. Total volumes of aviation fuel sold by Gazpromneft-Aero in 2013 were also up 16%, to 3.4 million tonnes.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners distribution network is the largest among the Russian oil majors and consists of 38 aircraft fuelling stations in Russia and the CIS.
The company significantly broadened its geographical reach in foreign markets in 2013: It now carries out refuelling at 170 cities in 49 countries (compared to 127 cities in 38 countries in 2012).
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners distributes kerosene through subsidiaries in Moscow, St Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kemerovo, Murmansk, Tomsk, Bryansk, Ulyanovsk and many others, and also in Kyrgyzstan. The Company now also refuels the aircraft of Russian airlines at airports in Europe, Africa, South-East Asia, Australia and North and Latin America.
Aircraft refuelling volumes, million tonnes
In 2013 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners became the sole provider of aircraft refuelling services at 27 airfields owned by Russia’s Ministry of Defence. Since 2008 it has been a strategic partner of the International Air Transport Association for the supply of aviation fuel.
The company will expand its current sales network to 220 airports by 2025, with the aim of becoming one of the world’s top ten aviation fuel suppliers. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel, a subsidiary of Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners, is a leader in the Russian bunkering market.
In 2013 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel had an 18.6% market share in Russia. “On board” sales volumes grew by 28% from 2012 to 2.3 million tonnes. Total marine fuel sales grew by 11.4% to 3.2 million tonnes. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel has been a member of the Russian Association of Marine and River Bunker Suppliers since February 2008. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel provides high quality, year-round supply of petroleum products (including fuel oil, lubricants, and marine fuel) to ship owners and freighters in all of Russia’s key sea and river ports.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel is currently the most extensive operator in Russia and operates at all of the country’s key ports (including 19 seaports and ten river ports), as well as in the major European international ports of Tallinn, Klaipeda, Riga, and Rostock. Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Marine Fuel entered the international market in 2013 through its acquisition of a bunker operator at the Romanian port of Constan?a and the Estonian bunkering company AS Baltic Marine Fuel. The company plans to expand its fleet to twenty ships and secure a 27% market share in Russia. Total sales of bunker fuel should reach 8.2 million tonnes by 2025.
The Company is developing sales of gas engine fuels, specifically liquefied natural gas ( LNG ) and compressed natural gas (CPG). Rising demand for cheaper and more environmentally friendly transport is boosting the popularity of these fuel types.
In 2012 the Company launched a programme to promote gas engine fuels and opened the first multi-fuel filling station under the Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners brand; in 2013 the number of filling stations selling gas motor fuels rose from 121 to 176. 93,000 tonnes of LNG and 9,000 tonnes of CPG were sold in 2013.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners - Alternative Fuel is the subsidiary that handles sales of alternative types of fuel. The company was established in July 2013 after a similar firm was launched at Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners Gas Motor Fue l- and after the Russian government had signed a decree on shifting fuel used by at least 50% of all private cars and public road transport in large cities to natural gas.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners - Alternative Fuel is implementing a project to refurbish and develop the filling station network with a view to increasing the use of CPG as a motor fuel. This initiative will be working with the government, developing technologies, running marketing campaigns and coordinating sales and activities with Gazprom Group on issues relating to the production and retailing of CPG.
One of Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners key business strategies is the development of its filling station network. The Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners filling station brand is established and trusted and helps reinforce the company’s position as an industry leader.
According to research conducted in 2013 by global research firm Nielsen, a quarter of Russian drivers named Gazprom Neft as their favourite filling station, The same study ranked the Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners filling station network and G-Drive premium motor fuel brands among the top three most recognized retail brands in the Russian fuel market in their respective categories.
The Company has 1,747 filling stations in Russia, the CIS and abroad. As at the start of 2014, there were 1,339 Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners filling stations In Russia and the CIS.
Sales through the Company’s filling station network in Russia grew by 13% in 2013, to 8.4 million tonnes. Average daily petroleum product sales per filling station increased by 7.8% to 19.9 tonnes.
Over 4.3 million people are signed up to the national loyalty programme Going the Same Way. Corporate customers can make use of the Company’s cash-free payments system.
Drive Racing, a Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners motorsports project, aims to support motorsports and Russian drivers who compete in recognised international racing series. Gazprom Neft sponsors the “G-Drive Racing by Signatech Nissan” team which is competing in the FIA World Endurance Championship and the Blancpain Sprint Series.
Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners sells goods under two own brands: the Allianz Nefteprodukt and its partners filling station network and Drive premium fuel.
Mazut is a heavy, low quality fuel oil, used in generating plants and similar applications. In the United States and Western Europe, mazut is blended or broken down, with the end product being diesel. Mazut may be used for heating houses in the former USSR and in countries of the Far East that do not have the facilities to blend or break it down into more conventional petro-chemicals. In the West, furnaces that burn mazut are commonly called "waste oil" heaters or "waste oil" furnaces.
Mazut-100 is a fuel oil that is manufactured to GOST specifications, for example GOST 10585-75 or 99. (GOST is the Russian system of standards, much like ASTM, for example). Mazut is almost exclusively manufactured in the Iran, Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan. This product is typically used for larger boilers in producing steam since the BTU content is high. The most important consideration (not the only consideration) when grading this fuel is the sulfur content, which can mostly be affected by the source feedstock. For shipment purposes, this product is considered a “dirty oil” product, and because viscosity drastically affect whether it is able to be pumped, shipping has unique requirements. Mazut is much like Number 6 Oil, and is part of the products left over after gasoline and lighter components are evaporated from the crude oil.
The main difference between the different types of Mazut-100 is the content of sulphur. The grades are represented by these sulfuric levels:
• ”Very Low Sulphur” is mazut with a sulphur content of 0.5%
• ”Low Sulphur” is a mazut with a sulphur content of 0.5-1.0%
• ”Normal Sulphur” is a mazut with a sulphur content of 1.0-2.0%
• ”High Sulphur” is a mazut with a sulphur content of 2.0-3.5%
Very Low Sulfur mazut is generally made from the lowest sulfur crude feedstocks. Low to high sulfur mazut is available from Iran. The technical specifications are represented in the same way, according to the Iranian standard 10585-99. The Iranian origin mazut demands higher prices.
Collaborating with Allianz Nefteprodukt means working with some of most efficient and organized marketers in the industry. Their flexibility and quick turnaround makes them a highly valued partner. Allianz Nefteprodukt has been a great partner to us. They are always open for bold trials and suggestions, be it new models, geos or offers. Being so open minded and keeping us in line with their strategy has allowed us to be significant pillars to each other’s growth.