The birthday of the Naftan is a good reason to look into the past of the enterprise - with the help not only the rare photos, but also by newsreels and fragments of the documentaries recently added to the our company's archive. The black and white chronicles captured the significant events of the early 1960s. For example, the legendary crude oil distillation unit AVT-1, first trains with Belarusian fuel, a solemn rally on the occasion of the first line of the Polotsk refinery.
The construction and assembling works at the delayed coking complex of OJSC "Naftan" must be completed strictly in accordance with the deadline stated.
The shipping costs decrease by a quarter
OJSC "Naftan" improves the technology of product shipment. The enterprise has organized shipment of bitumen materials in modern packaging – clovertainers. The introduction of a new logistic scheme should increase the shipment frequency in 2019. And the petroleum products could be sold even during the shutdown maintenance of the bitumen facility that has already been launched.
The nationwide consumer recognition award "Narodnaya Marka" ("People's Brand") in 2018 covered dozens of local brands. On November 29, at the Palace of the Republic, the award ceremony gathered representatives of leading Belarusian companies whose goods and services deserved special attention. According to the results of the popular vote, the oil products of OJSC "Naftan" in the category of "Technical Fluids for Automobiles" again won first place.
At the end of November Minsk hosted the 1st International Scientific and Technical Forum "Petrochemistry-2018". BSTU was taken as a platform for holding such a large-scale event being one of the universities training specialists for belarusian petrochemical industry. The forum was visited by the representatives of the Belneftekhim concern including OJSC "Naftan".
The team of the commercial service of OJSC "Naftan" headed by Deputy General Director Sergey Khomich came back with solid results from the First China International Import Expo. It took place in Shanghai on November 5 -10, 2018. The presentation stand of the Belarusian State Concern for Oil and Chemistry (Belneftekhim Concern) presented OJSC "Naftan" as well as OJSC "SvetlogorskKhimvolokno", OJSC "GrodnoAzot", OJSC "PolotskSteklovolokno" and OJSC "Belshina".
OJSC "Naftan" continues to implement the investment development program following the path of technical and technological improvement.
It is the result of participation of the petrochemical complex workers in the seminar "Labour leader" - a unique course for the labour movement of Belarus, organized on the initiative of the Republican Committee of Belkhimprofsoyuz.
Among the technological units being built from scratch at OJSC "Naftan" and those under construction are the units of the delayed coking complex. The most ambitious large-scale investment development projects in our company’s history are unique. Hydrogen Production Unit No. 2 is already implemented and Nitrogen Production Unit No. 4 is in progress of the equipment complex testing.