The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation made a proposal to elaborate further the issue of changes concerning the commitment of oil companies to ensure supplies to the domestic market of gasoline in 2016 at the level of 95% and diesel fuel – at the level of 52,5% from the total production.
MOSCOW, 14 Oct. The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation proposed to oblige the oil companies in 2016 to sell on the domestic market 95% of their gasoline and 52.5% of diesel fuel; the results of the discussion with the oil companies shall be reported to the government before December 1, it follows from the minutes of the meeting held on 6 October, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Medvedev on October 6 held a meeting on development of oil refining in the Russian Federation. At that meeting, the Minister of energy Alexander Novak announced a proposal to consolidate the agreements that were signed in 2011, the FAS, Rosstandart, Rostekhnadzor and the oil companies, the liability of oil companies for sale within the Russian Federation not less than 90% of the fuel.
“The energy Ministry and Rostekhnadzor, FAS and Rosstandart further work with the oil companies the question of amending the quadripartite agreement, in part:… the commitment of oil companies to ensure supplies to the domestic market of gasoline in 2016 at the 95% level of output, diesel fuel — at the level of 52.5% of the volume of production”, — stated in the minutes of the meeting, the text of which has been found.
In addition, in the framework of amending the quadripartite agreement was commissioned to consider matters: on the addition of commitments from oil companies involved in the construction and reconstruction of plant for processing of oil residues, and also on consolidation of commitments for the construction and reconstruction of installations of secondary oil refining in the 2016-2020 broken down by years, indicating the increase or decrease of installed capacity.
Also mandated to consider the question of fixing in the quadripartite agreements of obligations of the oil companies for the production of gasoline, diesel fuel and jet fuel in 2016-2020, with a breakdown by year, with plans for production in 2015 and 2020 remains unchanged, except for the cases approved by the Ministry of energy.
The results of the agreements with the oil on the amendments to the quadripartite agreement must be presented to the government of the Russian Federation before December 1, 2015.