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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

Improving the efficiency of oil refineries by developing the production of high-quality oils

Vol. 19, Iss. 7, JULY 2021

Received: 12 October 2020

Received in revised form: 26 December 2020

Accepted: 28 May 2021

Available online: 15 July 2021


JEL Classification: D20, D24, D29, O12, O25

Pages: 1264–1276


Dmitrii V. BUN'KOVSKII East Siberia Institute of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation, Irkutsk, Russian Federation


Subject. This article discusses the efficiency of Russian oil refining complexes at the present stage of the oil industry's development.
Objectives. The article aims to consider reserves to improve the efficiency of petroleum oil production in Russia and describe some aspects of the domestic oil refining complexes' efficiency improvement.
Methods. For the study, I used the systems analysis, observation, comparison, generalization, and the method of hypothetico-deductive reasoning.
Results. Based on an analysis of the main advantages and disadvantages of alternative ways of producing high-quality petroleum oils, the article describes the possibilities and ways of modernizing the petroleum oil production.
Conclusions. The considered ways of modernizing the production of petroleum oils will help improve the economic efficiency of Russian oil refineries through reducing the technological equipment operating costs and adding to the oil refining depth.

Keywords: oil industry, refinery complex, oil production, efficiency, enterprise, retrofit


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