Since 2019 Rosneft Deutschland is providing jet fuel from PCK and Bayernoil refineries and organises into-plane fuelling in the airports. The company produces one of the most common jet fuel types for commercial aviation, Jet A-1. The company’s production volume at PCK refinery alone amounts to about 300.000 tonnes of jet fuel annually, which accounts for about 50% of total consumption at Berlin airport.
To date, Rosneft Deutschland implements contracts for into-plane fuelling with various airlines in Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) as well as in Munich Airport and Stuttgart Airport. The company is committed to meeting the growing demand for jet fuel, with plans for further growth in production and sales of jet fuel both in Germany and on the European market in general.
In July 2019 Rosneft Deutschland became a member of aireg association (Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany). The goal of aireg is to drive the research, production and usage of sustainable aviation fuels in Germany. Commenting on the membership, the aireg’s member of the board and head of the office Melanie Form said: “Rosneft has extensive know-how in the production and processing of crude oils. We are delighted to have won Rosneft as a member of aireg and look forward to investigating future possibilities to develop and market sustainable kerosene”. Rosneft Deutschland General Director Brian Chesterman noted: “The company aims to not only contribute to supply needed to meet the demand for jet fuel but also contribute to enhance its environmental performance”.
The start of sales in Germany is a part of Rosneft’s long-term jet-fuel business development strategy. Rosneft Deutschland actively cooperates with Rosneft Aero, a Rosneft subsidiary and leading supplier of jet fuel on the Russian market. Today Rosneft Aero provides fuelling services at 44 airports including 22 own fuelling facilities and is continually working to expand its presence.
Since 2008 Rosneft Aero has sold more than 20 million tonnes of jet fuel. The company providing a full range of services in supplying aviation kerosene and aircraft refuelling management in the airports of Russia and the CIS countries.