Forteinvest has a major oil refinery with a total capacity of
6 million tons


Orsk Oil Refinery named after V. P. Chkalov is located in the East of the Orenburg region, on the border with Northern Kazakhstan. Orsk oil refinery is a subsidiary of “ForteInvest”

ONOS is the only oil refinery in the Orenburg region, with a design capacity of 6 million tons of oil per year.

The Orsk Refinery produces and ships more than 30 types of various products highly demanded in the domestic and foreign markets.

The Orsk Refinery produces motor gasoline, diesel fuel, RT brand jet engines fuel of high quality –ecological Class 5, meeting the level of European and Russian standards.

The sales geography covers the whole territory of the Russian Federation, near and far abroad countries. Thus, a significant portion of Orsk oil products are sold on the domestic market, completely covering the needs of the Orenburg region. One portion is traded on the St. Petersburg stock exchange, and another is exported. Orsknefteorgsintez products are popular all over the world. Oil products are delivered to neighboring countries: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan. The portion of oil products are delivered to foreign countries. Products are shipped by different logistical means.

  • JSC "ForteInvest" includes the Orsk
    Oil Refinery named after V. P. Chkalov (located in the East of the Orenburg
    Region, on the border with Northern Kazakhstan). The refinery has a capacity of 6.0 mln tons.

The Company's refinery has modern conversion and refining facilities and produces a wide range of high-quality petroleum products.


  • Fuel profile refinery
  • Processes a mixture of oils from the West Siberian OGP, the Volga-Ural OGP and gas condensate
  • Oil is delivered to the refinery by pipeline via the Transneft trunk pipeline system, and some volumes of oil and gas condensate are delivered by rail to the Nickel station
  • Finished products are shipped by rail and road transportation
  • The main conversion processes — visbreaking unit (capacity 1200,0 thousand tons/year) and hydrocracking unit (capacity 1600,0 thousand tons/year)
2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Refining of crude oil, million tons 4,74 4,75 4,79 3,92 4,47 4,38
Petroleum product output, million tons 4,5 4,4 4,75 3,75 4,15 4,09
Gasolines (straight-run and automobile), million tons 0,81 0,68 0,98 0,83 0,90 0,93
Diesel fuel, million tons 1,6 1,9 2,23 1,74 1,78 2,01
Jet fuel, million tons 0,03 0,01 0,21 0,22 0,45 0,17
Fuel oil and vacuum gasoil, million tons 0,7 0,86 0,57 0,42 0,48 0,29
Lightoil products yield,% 58,3 60,44 72,37 70,95 70,14 71,08
Refining depth,% 84,0 81,03 87,18 88,18 88,22 92,86

Refinery history

In 2020 Orsknefteorgsintez celebrated its 85th anniversary since its foundation!

  • 1935

    Сrude oil distillation unit commissioning
  • 1939

    The refinery was named after V.P. Chkalov
  • 1941-1945

    Refinery workers produce products around the clock to meet the needs of both the front and the rear line.
  • 1947

    Gas fractionation unit was built
  • 1954

    CDU-VDU -3 crude oil distillation unit was launched
  • 1961

    CDU-VDU -5 crude oil distillation unit was launched
  • 1967

    L-35/11-300 catalytic and 22-4M gasoline rectification units were launched
  • 1968

    Crude oil distillation unit CDU-VDU was commissioned
  • 1972

    LG-35/11-300 catalytic reformer unit and bitumen production were launched
  • 1982

    L-24-T6 special fuel production unit was launched
  • 1995

    Diesel fuel hydrotreating unit and sulfur production unit were commissioned
  • 2012-2013

    Reconstruction of the LCh-24-2000 hydrotreating unit was completed, which allowed the enterprise to start production of “Euro-5” class diesel fuel
  • 2014

    Isomerization and visbreaking units were commissioned
  • 2015

    Hydrogen production unit was launched
  • 2016

    Construction of Hydrogen production unit completed
  • 2018

    Hydrocracking complex, including vacuum gasoil hydrocracking and hydrogen production units, as well as the First stage of sulphur production with a pelletization unit, was commissioned
  • 2019

    Fuel oil vacuum distillation and the Second process line of the sulphur production unit were commissioned

  • Oilgaztet, Ashirovskoye field, Orenburg region

    Oilgaztet, Ashirovskoye field, Orenburg region

  • Oil-loading Complex Preobrazhenskneft

    Oil-loading Complex Preobrazhenskneft

  • Oilgaztet, collection and loading point at the Ashirovskoye field

    Oilgaztet, collection and loading point at the Ashirovskoye field