The company currently holds the market-leading position in Russia’s bitumens market, as well as being one of the top-10 largest bitumens producers in the world
St.Petersburg, July 22 - Neftegaz.RU.
Gazprom Neft’s bitumen
products have started being used in the construction and maintenance of Germany’s motorway network.
Following testing at specialist laboratories, together with pilot testing on motorways in Germany, Gazprom Neft bitumen materials have now been certified as compliant with EU and German national standards - the latter having higher quality requirements for bitumen binders
Specialists at Gazprom Neft
’s Science and Technology Centre have developed a unique formulation for BRIT-brand road sealants, specifically for the German market — with experts praising this product’s high quality, performance and ecological features during laboratory tests.
German specialists also noted Gazprom Neft bitumen sealants’ (mastics’) high performance on asphalt following experience on a pilot test-section on the Munich city motorway.
Dmitry Orlov, Director General of Gazpromneft-Bitumen Materials:
- The reliability and durability of road surfacing in Germany is guaranteed by stringent demands on roadbuilding materials
It’s for precisely that reason that we have adjusted our sealants’ formulations to achieve the high product quality demanded under national regulations, including in environmental safety
Gazprom Neft’s bitumen materials being certified under German and EU standards confirms their full competitiveness with leading global alternatives, as well as the scope for their wide application on any roads, under various climates
We’re planning to offer this product to domestic consumers, too
Bitumen products for the German market are produced at the NOVA-Brit plant in the Smolensk Oblast.
This bitumen plant’s full product range covers more than 100 branded mastics, sealants, protective - restorative compounds and sealant tapes - many of which have no competitive alternatives in Russia
, and are actively used in building and servicing road transport infrastructure, airfields, utilities and energy facilities.