18 May 2015, Monday, 13:43
UFA, 18 May 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/. Bashneft company has launched manufacture and sale of new premium gasoline ATUM-95 corresponding to Euro 5 standard. The fuel was developed in conjunction with experts from BASF company, according to Bashneft’s press release. On Friday sales started at 43 Bashneft’s petrol stations in Udmurtia. The new fuel will be available at gas stations in Bashkortostan and the Orenburg region after the completion of a number of technical measures.
According to the company, the fuel has cleaning properties — prevents the formation of deposits in the fuel system and removes a significant portion of the previously accumulated contaminants. The declared properties of ATUM-95 were confirmed during the test in the BASF test centre in Ludwigshafen, Germany, it is said in the statement.
The first premium gasoline manufactured by Bashneft was ATUM-92. It was introduced to the market in September 2013. Its share in total sales of Regular-92 petrol is 25 percent.