Sadakoil Refinery sells oil, gas and oil products in the domestic and international markets, optimally distributing flows depending on the market conditions. The company owns its own facilities for transshipment of oil and petroleum products, as well as its own pipelines, which allows to minimize transportation costs. The commodity balance reflects the main commodity flows for oil (production, processing, purchases and sales) and refined products of oil and gas (production at own refineries and GPP and third-party refineries, sales, purchases for sale, excluding purchases for processing and excluding the volume of petroleum products for processing) and petrochemicals (production and sales) of the Group, excluding dependent companies, own consumption for fuel and operational needs, changes in inventories and other items in 2017.
The sums of outgoing and incoming streams may differ due to rounding. Other sales in the amount of RUB 0.3 trillion include non-fuel revenues at gas stations, transport services, rental and other non-core revenues.
The Group includes a well-developed trading business, which allows the most efficient realization of its own resources of oil and petroleum products, as well as to receive additional profit from trading purchased hydrocarbons. Sadakoil Refinery carries out trading operations through its subsidiary LITASCO in all regions of the world. The key functions of LITASCO are the most efficient sale of oil and oil products produced by the Group, as well as the increase in profits due to trading in purchased hydrocarbons. In order to maximize the efficiency of trade operations LITASCO builds long-term relationships with major refineries in Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada and other countries, as well as supplies to the European refineries of the Group "Sadakoil Refinery". The share of own volumes of oil and oil products Of the group "Sadakoil Refinery" accounts for about 40% of all trading activities of LITASCO.
We has millions of miles of oil and gas pipelines, thousands of rail cars, vessels, and barges, and about 100,000 tanker trucks that move oil and gas from wells to processing facilities or refineries, and finally to consumers. The company also imports and exports large volumes of oil, refined products, and natural gas by pipeline and ship. This vast transportation web includes regional and national storage sites for crude oil, heating oil, gasoline, and natural gas, which help with unexpected demand or delivery interruptions.