Gazprom Neft commissioned the second stage of its lubricant blending production in Omsk, Western Siberia, and confirmed it will soon start construction of an API Group II base oil plant in Serbia.
The Omsk upgrade adds 40,000 t/y to the existing 70,000 t/y finished lubes production capacity. Our new lubricants production there is the largest in Russia in terms of both blending and filling capacity, Gazprom Neft said in its Apr. 14 news release. After the upgrade, the facility is now able to produce 110,000 t/y of finished lubricants, while the filling line has capacity of 180,000 t/y.