Afipsky refinery received a new energy certificate
Following the results of the successful completion of the equipment energy audit, Afipsky Refinery received a new energy certificate valid till 2022.
The document agreed by the certified committee is registered with the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation. The new energy certificate contains the energy efficiency indicators analysis results for the refinery’s equipment and recommendations for the rational use of the resources.
Together with the experts who conducted the audit the refinery’s employees determined the energy saving potential for the next five years and developed an energy saving program of Afipsky Refinery LLC for 2018-2022, which included about 20 administrative and technical measures aimed to reduce the energy cost.
Within the framework of this program the company plans, in particular, to install its own boiler plant, arrange the water-based heating network, isolate the valves on the process units and replace the lighting facilities with LED lighting.
The energy-saving programs are developed at the refinery on a regular basis and aimed at cost optimization in terms of energy provision. For example, in 2016-2017, the company saved more than 2.4 million rubles as a result of implementation of a set of measures.
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