Solokhivske Gas Processing Department, Bazylivshchyna Engineering Gas Stabilization Shop and Shebelynka Gas Condensate and Oil Processing Department reported about the successful completion of scheduled preventive maintenance operations and their operational readiness in the autumn-winter period.
Maintenance work at the production facilities took place in stages from September 14 to October 10 and comprised a set of operations including routine maintenance of equipment, inspection, repair, descaling of equipment, etc. The completed set of works will improve the quality of production processes, minimize costs through the use of energy efficient technologies, as well as improve facilities' performance.
“Scheduled preventive maintenance is an essential condition for sustainable and trouble-free operation of equipment, as well as a guarantee of safe working conditions for employees through minimization of emergency shutdowns,” comments Sergiy Fedorenko, Chief Commercial Officer of JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya (Oil Division, Shebel). - Currently, all work has been completed, the facilities are operating as usual, ensuring the planned production volumes.”
Ukrgasvydobuvannya's refining and production facilities (Oil Division) include:
- - Shebelynka Gas Condensate and Oil Processing Department (Shebelynka Oil Refinery, Shebel);
- - two gas condensate and oil refineries: Yablunivka GPD and Bazylivshchyna EGSS;
- - three gas treatment units: Tymofiivka EHEP, Yuliivka OGCES, Solokhivske GPD.
The division's key production asset is Shebelynka Oil Refinery (Shebel) is one of two operational oil refineries in Ukraine. The refinery traces its history back to 1960. In 2014-2018, the refinery underwent the largest modernization over the past 20 years, which allowed to manufacture products that meet the highest applicable quality standards. Since 2018, Shebelynka Oil Refinery has sold its products on the market under the Shebel brand. According to performance indicators in 2019, the refinery increased production of gasolines to 149 thous. tons (+14%) and diesel fuel to 88 thous. tons (+4%).