Processing

Strategy

Gazprom’s prospects as a leader of the global energy industry are closely related to the advancement of hydrocarbon processing. The Company’s goal is to expand its processing capabilities and high-value-added production.

Processing facilities

Gazprom Group’s processing business is represented by Gazprom’s gas and gas condensate processing plants, as well as Gazprom Neft’s oil refining facilities. The Group also includes Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat, one of the largest oil refining and petrochemical complexes in Russia.

 
Gazprom’s hydrocarbon processing and petrochemical capacities

Gazprom’s hydrocarbon processing and petrochemical capacities

Gas processing

Natural gas is processed by Gazprom at the Astrakhan, Orenburg and Sosnogorsk Gas Processing Plants (GPPs), the Orenburg Helium Plant, the Tomsk Methanol Plant and two plants owned by Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat.

In 2016, Gazprom Group processed 31 billion cubic meters of gas, tolling arrangements excluded.

Gas processing plant

Gas processing plant

Natural and associated gas processing in 2012–2016, billion cubic meters

 

Year ended December 31

  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Natural and associated gas processing, billion cubic meters    

Gazprom and its wholly-owned subsidiaries*

32.23 31.11 30.00 30.64 30.06
Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat** 0.22 0.41 0.45 0.44 0.49
Gazprom Neft 0.10 0.44
Total 32.45 31.52 30.45 31.18 30.99

*The list of subsidiaries is contained in the Glossary of the Gazprom in Figures factbook

**Figures are provided from June 1, 2012

Oil refining and gas condensate processing

The following facilities are involved in oil refining and gas condensate processing for Gazprom’s needs:

  • the Omsk and Moscow Refineries owned by Gazprom Neft, as well as two refineries located in Serbia;
  • the Chernomyrdin Condensate Stabilization Plant and the Condensate Treatment Plant, as well as the Astrakhan, Orenburg and Sosnogorsk GPPs owned by Gazprom;
  • Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat’s refinery.

The Omsk Refinery is Gazprom Group’s main oil refining company. It is one of Russia’s most advanced and the world’s largest refineries.

Omsk Refinery. Photo by Gazprom Neft-Omsk Refinery

Omsk Refinery. Photo by Gazprom Neft-Omsk Refinery

In addition to its own facilities, Gazprom Group has access to the processing capacities of Slavneft-Yaroslavnefteorgsintez (Russia) and the Mozyr Refinery (Belarus) via Slavneft.

In 2016, Gazprom Group processed 65.9 million tons of oil and gas condensate.

Oil and gas condensate processing, million tons

  Year ended December 31
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Oil and gas condensate processing, million tons    
Gazprom and its subsidiaries* 13.97 16.09 16.38 17.26 17.55
Gazprom Neft 43.34 42.63 43.48 43.07 41.89
incl. abroad 4.08 3.80 3.78 3.54 3.23
Gazprom Neftekhim Salavat** 4.23 7.42 8.13 6.44 6.47
Total 61.54 66.14 67.99 66.77 65.91

*The list of subsidiaries is contained in the Glossary of the Gazprom in Figures factbook

**Figures are provided from June 1, 2012

Derived products

Main types of oil and gas derivatives produced by Gazprom Group (tolling arrangements excluded)

  Year ended December 31
  2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Stable gas condensate and oil, thousand tons 4,675.3 6,035.3 6,410.8 7,448.1 8,216.4
Dry gas, billion cubic meters 25.0 24.2 23.3 24.2 24.0
LPG, thousand tons 3,097.3 3,276.4 3,371.1 3,463.3 3,525.4
incl. abroad 127.2 118.0 130.4 137.9 115.0
Motor gasoline, thousand tons 11,706.9 12,125.2 12,067.9 12,395.2 12,270.0
incl. abroad 827.8 669.9 762.7 646.8 516.0
Diesel fuel, thousand tons 14,459.5 16,215.2 16,281.4 14,837.0 14,971.4
incl. abroad 1,251.9 1,423.5 1,493.8 1,470.1 1,363.0
Jet fuel, thousand tons 2,813.7 2,852.0 3,161.9 3,171.0 3,213.2
incl. abroad 73.3 73.2 108.5 107.9 122.0
Heating oil, thousand tons 10,123.8 9,132.0 9,318.0 8,371.4 7,787.2
incl. abroad 1,081.7 739.4 717.8 450.6 334.0
Lubricants, thousand tons 380.3 396.2 374.3 404.1 421.0
Sulfur, thousand tons 5,311.1 4,936.9 4,747.8 4,793.8 4,905.6
incl. abroad 2.9 12.0 15.6 17.8 22.0
Helium, thousand cubic meters 4,923.9 3,570.7 3,997.5 4,969.7 5,054.1
NGL, thousand tons 998.4 1,587.6 1,534.7 1,728.6 1,807.0
ethane fraction, thousand tons 397.1 389.0 373.8 377.4 377.9
Monomers, thousand tons 97.8 242.6 262.2 243.4 294.0
Polymers, thousand tons 61.3 133.2 161.8 157.9 179.1
Organic chemicals, thousand tons 87.4 86.8 83.5 90.4 89.6
Mineral fertilizers and raw materials, thousand tons 326.1 752.1 778.2 775.9 953.0
Gazprom’s petroleum product range in 2015

Gazprom’s petroleum product range in 2015