environment and production safety

Voskresenskiy Refinery, LLC is fully aware of its responsibility before the society, living and future generations for preservation of the favorable environmental situation at the territories where the Holding operates. Environmental friendliness, rational use of natural resources, protection of health of the personnel and population in the regions of the Company’s presence are the most topical for Voskresenskiy Refinery.

Striving to ensure stable and dynamic business development is based on the understanding that eco-friendly operating activities are the guarantee of Voskresenskiy Refinery’s successfulness and competitiveness. Environmental actions take an important place in annual investment plans of the Company.

Voskresenskiy Refinery’s environmental activity is aimed at continuous enhancement of environmental and industrial safety of operations and minimization of man-caused impact on the environment in the course of hydrocarbons production and processing. To achieve the target specified above, the Company carries out the following actions:

  • upgrading of production facilities; introduction of new advanced technologies, materials and equipment to mitigate the negative impact on the environment and simultaneously increase production volumes;
  • enhancement of the quality of technical documentation preparation, compulsory expertise of all projects to determine the best options for their implementation in terms of industrial and environmental safety;
  • continuous environmental monitoring of industrial facilities to obtain the latest information about the environmental conditions and environmental impact degree.

 

October, 2008 the Refinery had its Integrated System of Management (ISM) certified as it was developed pursuant to requirements of three international standards for quality, environment protection and occupational safety and health:

  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System;
  • ISO 14001:2004 Environment Management System;
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

   In 2014 the Refinery had successfully recertified its Integrated Management System.

The Company’s oil refining enterprises also carry out intensive environmental activity, due to which harmful pollutant emissions into the atmosphere are considerably reduced, the amount of wastes accumulated is decreased, the quality of industrial effluents is significantly improved. During the last decade, Voskresenskiy Refinery’s Refineries perform large-scale upgrading and revamping of process capacities aimed not only to increase the oil processing depth and enhance the products quality, but also to increase the environmental safety of operations.