Astana, December 5 - Neftegaz.RU. At the close of November the Atyrau refinery has produced the brand new type of diesel, 2nd to none in Kazakhstan, winter diesel fuel with a cold filter plugging point of -32 °C, Kazinform reported.
This news was announced by the Deputy Chairman of the Board at KazMunayGas for transportation, processing and marketing Daniyar Tiesov, he told this at the V Downstream Caspian and Central Asia international conference.
According to him, the new type of diesel fuel, called Khazar -32, is purely a domestic product. It could be safely operated at -32 degrees Celsius.
It completely complies with K5 ecological class. It means the higher the class (K5), the safer is fuel for the environment. The new diesel fuel is manufactured at the Advanced Oil Refining Complex built under the refinery modernization.