“State support”: Elena Kvasnikova, key speaker of the XI Russian Forum “Current State and Prospects for Development of Russian Bunker Services Market”, head of the Division for Strategic Planning and Management, Department for Shipbuilding Industry
Agency Portnews published the paper on Russian refineries modernization program and demand for new types of marine fuel written by Vladimir Kapustin, Director General of VNIPIneft (research and engineering center, Moscow).
It is known than it accordance with Energy Strategy of Russia for the period until 2030 and refineries modernization program oil refining ratio have to reach 85% during coming 15 years. That means that production of marine bunker is going down – from 187,2 thousands of tonnes in 2012 to 57,9 thousands of tonnes in 2015.
Mr. Kapustin will expand on this subject during the X Forum “Current State and Prospects for Development of Russian Bunker Services Market” which will be held in Saint-Petersburg on June 29-30, 2017.