Rosneft Becomes Market Leader on Bitumen Materials in Russia

Following the results of 2014 confirmed that Rosneft Bitumen is the market leader of the Russian market with 40% share. Production volume of bitumen materials has amounted to 2 mn tons.

Results of 2014 were made possible thanks to the implementation of the end consumer cooperation extension strategy and active partner dialogue of RN-Bitum with the production enterprises and road-building companies.

The Company has signed a strategic partnership contract with the State Company Russian Highways, which established a framework of the long-term cooperation for two key players of the Russian road-building sector. Within the framework of this contract, RN-Bitum and Avtodor have proceeded to work up a mechanism of optimization of the supplies’ chain to the contractors of the road-building corporation.

Integrated supply of high tech polymer-bitumen binders Alphabit for the road surface of Formula 1 in Sochi was a significant achievement of the company in 2014. Following the results of the first ever Russian stage of the Formula-1 race, German experts who designed the track noted the highest quality of RN-Bitum flagship product.

RN-Bitum sets a mission to create and implement innovative products on the Russian market. For example, Rosneft has started implementation of the blending unit construction and polymer-bitumen binders production project in Ryazan, which will enable the company to offer the consumers of Moscow and the Central Federal District bitumen and polymer-bitumen binders of any marks complying with the European requirements.

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