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May 27, 2022    the newspaper "The Republic of Tatarstan"

TAIF-NK participates in the celebration of the Chemist’s Day

 The Company’s top-quality staff members were awarded appreciation letters and state awards.

Celebrations dedicated to the Republican Chemist’s Day were held in Nizhnekamsk. Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, expressed congratulation to the representatives of the chemical and oil refining industry. The official event took place in Neftekhim Arena. The best employees of the industry including employees of TAIF-NK JSC were awarded state awards. Detail information you can find in “Realnoe Vremya”.

Ceremony honoring the best

Large – scale celebrations of the Chemist’s Day in Tatarstan were traditionally held in Nizhnekamsk – the largest center of the petrochemical and oil refining industry in Russia. The main celebration was held at the Neftekhim Arena rink.

The participants of the solemn event were leaders and employees of chemical and oil refining enterprises, scientists, students, schoolchildren, representatives of ministries and departments of Tatarstan.

Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, attended the official opening ceremony. Speaking to the audience, he noted that petrochemical industry for the Republic is 40% of all industrial products of the Republic of Tatarstan.

— Our “Strategy-2030” gives one of the key roles to the petrochemical industry as a point of republic’s economy growth. We move in this direction. In this situation we shall pay attention to the educational processes, take care of our towns where the petrochemistry workers live. All these issues will be a priority. I would like to thank petrochemistry workers for their contribution to the development of the Republic and the dynamics that we have. I wish our Country and Republic to prosper, - said Rustam Minnikhanov at the award ceremony.

Congratulations on behalf of the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, Denis Manturov, were read by his deputy Gulnaz Kadyrova.

— I express my deep gratitude for the conscientious work that ensured the higher-than-average growth rates of the industry’s output in 2021. Despite the current economic realities, the positive dynamics continues in the first quarter of this year. The chemical industry is rightfully the driving force of the Russian Federation economy, since the achievements of modern chemistry are used in almost all spheres of society, - she said.

Gulnaz Kadyrova also noted that 11 investment projects were implemented in Russia last year with a total investment volume of about Rub 37 bln, and more than 600 new high-performance jobs were created.

— Serious investment projects are being implemented at your enterprises such as introduction of new import-substituting capacities, upgrading and revamping of the existing production facilities which will keep the growth rate high in the production of chemical products. I sincerely wish you and your colleagues to have new discoveries, labor achievements for the benefit of Russia, - added the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry of the Russian Federation.

Pay homage

The honored guests thanked the petrochemistry workers for their work, as well as separately said the words of gratitude to the veterans who laid the foundation of the petrochemical industry in Tatarstan, then Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, proceeded to the distribution of state awards and letters of appreciation.

The honorary title “Honored Chemist of the Republic of Tatarstan” was awarded to Igor Ilyukhin - an operator of process units of TAIF-NK Crude Oil Processing Plant. The total work experience in the petrochemical industry is 22 years and 5 months.

Igor Ilyukhin began his career at TAIF-NK JSC in 2005 as the fourth category operator of unloading and storage of dark sulfur oil products workshop at Crude Oil Processing Plant. In 2012 he moved to Bitumen Unit as the sixth category operator of process units where he works to this day. The fact that Igor Ilyukhin’s work was awarded a state award is on merit according to his workshop colleagues’ opinion. He trained and educated 12 young workers.

— I am 47 years old, 25 of them I work in chemistry industry. I can say that my entire life is tied to the enterprise. It’s great if your work is appreciated. Today’s award is a confirmation of that, I am very glad. It means a lot to me, I am proud that I deserved such award, - Igor Ilyukhin shares his impressions.

Also, Fanis Minnebayev, an operator of the process units of Crude Oil Processing Plant who has worked only at CDU/VDU - 7 for 29 years and his total work experience in the petrochemical industry is 42 years and 9 months, did not go unnoticed on this day. The employee of the Company became the winner in the nomination “Veteran of the chemical industry”. He was awarded a diploma, certificate and a commemorative statuette.

— I have worked at TAIF-NK for some 30 years in a friendly and cohesive team. I am very glad that the management noted my work and I was awarded today. Thank you very much! And I congratulate everyone on Chemist’s Day! - says with pride Fanis Minnebayev.

Totally more than 80 employees of TAIF-NK Oil Refinery were awarded honorary titles, letters of thanks and diplomas of different levels in honor of the Chemist’s Day.

Record of Russia

TAIF-NK JSC is a modern oil refining complex of the Republic of Tatarstan comprises the Gasoline Plant, the Crude Oil Processing Plant and the Heavy Residue Conversion Complex. The range of produced petroleum products includes more than 50 items. The main distillated products are Diesel Fuel, Naphtha, Motor Gasoline, Kerosene and Aviation Kerosene, Vacuum Gas Oil and Fuel Oil.

It is worth noting that TAIF-NK JSC is the only oil refinery in Russia that processes sour crude oil with 95% light oil products distillation. This is an absolute record in Russia and occupies a worth place among international oil refineries.

Such results were achieved thanks to the daily dedicated work and high professionalism of the employees.

— The oil refining industry is one of the most important spheres of the economy of the Republic of Tatarstan. It has always been among the knowledge-intensive industries and required the introduction of the most modern developments.

Highly qualified personnel are the strength of TAIF-NK. Our Company is a real forge of personnel. Many former employees, who have decided to move to another city, work at oil refineries in Russia and occupy leadership positions, - noted Alexey Khramov, TAIF-NK JSC Chief Engineer.

The team of TAIF-NK JSC successfully copes with the tasks set - the creation and renewal of production facilities, the development and implementation of new innovative projects that are source of economic growth, the welfare of citizens and the guarantee of a decent life for future generations.

Dear employees of oil refining and chemical industry,

On behalf of the whole team of TAIF-NK JSC and on my own behalf, let me congratulate you on your professional holiday!

The oil refining and petrochemical industries are among the most high-tech and economically significant sectors of the economy requiring deep knowledge and high professionalism. Many Tatarstan chemical and petrochemical enterprises, being the largest in Europe and the Russian Federation, make a significant contribution to the implementation of the Program for the development of the petrochemical complex of Russia and the economy of the Republic of Tatarstan. Definitely, people behind all of these things!

The significant contribution of highly qualified specialists, generations of chemists and representatives of the oil refining industry, their high professionalism and dedication is the reliable foundation for new ideas, projects, innovations and horizons. I would like to express special words of gratitude to the veterans of the industry, to all those who were at the beginning of petrochemical industry in the Republic of Tatarstan. Many of you are still working at the Plant today, passing on your invaluable knowledge to young people.

I sincerely wish everyone good health, optimism and good luck. I wish mutual understanding and respect, happiness and prosperity to your families as well as creative success and stable development to your labor collectives!

M. Novikov, TAIF-NK JSC General Director

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