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Angarsk Petrochemical Company Launched New Product – Liquid Oxygen

27 May 2021

Angarsk Petrochemical Company, an enterprise of Rosneft Oil Company's refining complex, launched the production of a new product industrial liquid oxygen. The first batch of the product, more than 20 tonnes, was offloaded to the customer.

The expansion of the Angarsk Petrochemical Company's range of products was initiated by the demand for this product. Earlier, the oxygen was produced only in gaseous form.

To produce the new product type, the nitrogen and oxygen production unit was technically re-equipped with the construction of an extra train with the new equipment, including the liquid oxygen loading reservoir and two tanks for cryogenic products collecting and storage. The volume of each tank amounts of 1.8 m3.

The industrial oxygen is used in gas welding, oxy-fuel cutting, etc. Its quality is under the control of the specialists of the refinery's own testing facility. The multistage work at each production stage allows producing the oxygen with the amount of 99.5% of the target product. Currently, the unit capacity amounts of 4 tonnes of liquid oxygen per day.

At the moment, the enterprise specialists are in the process of acquiring the license for the production of another new product, medical liquid oxygen. It is widely used in specialised institutions as a treatment for respiration organs assist. Medical institutions of the region are planning to acquire oxygen in liquid form.

Oxygen is a product of air separation; it is produced by the deep cold method. Angarsk Petrochemical Company is the sole producer of liquid oxygen among Rosneft's enterprises. Now the enterprise is planning to expand the range of customers.

Note for Editors:

Angarsk Petrochemical Company, a subsidiary of Rosneft Oil Company, is the largest Eastern-Siberian producer of petroleum and petrochemical products.

The product range consists of more than 260 items, including motor fuels, diesel, lube products, bitumen, jet fuels, butyl alcohols, sulphuric acid, etc. Products of the enterprise are both marketed domestically and exported.

Information Division
May 27, 2021

Keywords: Social News 2021