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Fuel production

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Production volume of selected refinery products in Unipetrol in 2007-2008 (thousand tonnes)

  2007 2008 Dynamics
Crude oil processing 4 136 4 533 9,60%
Total petrol 769 821 6,70%
Total diesel oil 1 592 1 910 19,90%
Light heating oil 42,3 82 93,80%
Aviation fuel 74 91 22,90%
Loquefield gas 124 151 21,70%
Total fuels 2 601,30 3 055 17,44%
Fuel output (%) 62,9 67,4 7,2 p.p.
Refinery utilisation index % 75,2 81,7 8,64 p.p.

* 51% Litvinov (2,8 mt/r), 51% Kralupy (1,7 mt/r).

In 2008, ORLEN Group refineries (Litvinov and Kralupy) processed in excess of 4.5 mn tonnes of oil, which is 9.6% more than in the previous year. Higher volume of processed raw material was due to full and uninterrupted functioning of the Litvinov plant. Continuous very high demand for aviation fuel in the Czech Republic was visibly reflected in its supplies. Despite a nearly 23% increase in production volumes in ORLEN Group Czech refineries, more than 50% of aviation fuel available on the market was imported. We managed to compensate for reduced vehicle fuel consumption in 2008 with increased exports, which went up by nearly 38% compared to 2007. Our main customers were Slovakian, Polish, Austrian and German companies.

Bitumens

Bitumen production volumes* in Uniraf; Litvinov in 2007–2008 (tonnes)

  2007 2008 Dynamics
Road bitumen 112 693 114 012 1,17%

* Total production goes to Paramo a.s.

Bitumen production volumes in Paramo a.s. in 2007–2008 (tonnes)

  2007 2008 Dynamics
Road bitumen 74 000 79 000 6,70%
Modified bitumen 4 000 8 500 112,50%
Industrial bitumen 48 000 39 000 -18,70%
Other 1 000 500 -50%
Total 127 000 127 000 0,00%

Bitumen sale volumes in Paramo a.s. in 2007–2008 (tonnes)

  2007 2008 Dynamics
Road bitumen 220 000 203 000 -7,70%
Modified bitumen 4 000 8 500 112,50%
Industrial bitumen 48 000 39 000 -18,70%
Other 1 000 5 000 -50%
Total 273 000 251 000 -8%

The drop in bitumen sales in Paramo was mainly due to one of the key customers, BHG CZ, moving to PKN ORLEN’s immediate portfolio. Reduced demand for industrial bitumen was due to the shift in demand in favour of modified bitumen. In 2008, over 100 thousand tonnes of products were exported, among others to Hungary, Romania, Croatia, Denmark and France.


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