OWN GENERATING FACILITIES
the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
on the results of the Company's activities in 2017
In the reporting year, the Company continued to develop its own electricity and heat energy complex in the «Energy» business segment, which included three enterprises:
- LLC Nizhnekamsk CHP (Production of heat and electric energy in the cogeneration mode);
- JSC Almetyevsk Heating Networks (Production of heat energy (in the form of a coolant) and electric energy, rendering services for operation of the boiler houses of the SVO NGDU Yamashneft);
- LLC TATNEFT-Energosbyt.
The total electricity production by the Company’s enterprises in 2017 was 1.45 billion kW•h, and the output of heat energy was 4.8 million Gcal. After the modernization of Nizhnekamsk CHP was completed, it became possible to generate some of the electricity in the condensation mode, regardless of the amount of heat supplied to consumers. This configuration of the station makes it possible to improve the operational efficiency of Nizhnekamsk CHP in the electricity market.
The company’s power-generation enterprises are implementing measures to improve the reliability and efficiency of heat and electricity generation and to reduce losses and costs of energy resources.
Programs are being developed and implemented to diversify the sources of raw materials (natural gas, fuel oil, petroleum coke) at the Nizhnekamsk CHP, which will improve the operational efficiency of the station by choosing the optimal type of fuel depending on the market situation and reduce the risks of failure of electricity and heat supplies.
In 2017, the following measures were implemented:
- The Automated Information and Analytical System for Planning and Monitoring of Operating Modes («AIAS PMM») and equipment composition of Nizhnekamsk CHP LLC was introduced, and the first year of industrial operation passed. Operational use of AIAS PMM provided a choice of the optimal equipment composition, considering the requirements of the wholesale electricity market and the power selected by consumers for heat energy in the form of steam and hot water, as much as possible in the cogeneration mode. The mode of trading in the wholesale power market with the purpose of deriving income from the price volatility of the balancing market of electric energy and power was effectively used in the process of operation of AIAS PMM.
- The purchase of gas on the exchange continued; the volume of purchase was 245,987,000 m3, making 32% of the total consumption of natural gas. At the same time, the overall effect of gas purchases on the exchange was RUB 36 million (due to the difference in prices).
SIGNIFICANT STRATEGIC PROJECTS
PROJECT FOR «RECONSTRUCTION OF TGME-464 INSTALLED POWER BOILER UNITS FOR BURNING PETROLEUM COKE IN THE FORM OF DUST FROM THE DELAYED COKING UNIT OF TANECO JSC.»The goal of the project is to reduce the cost of production of electric and heat energy and to increase the competitiveness of LLC Nizhnekamsk CHP in the market for electric power and capacity.
PROJECT FOR «TECHNICAL REEQUIPMENT OF THE PE-580-185 ST. NO. 5 FEEDING PUMP WITH THE INSTALLATION OF A DRIVE STEAM TURBINE OF THE P-3.7-3.2/1.5 P TYPE» WITH AN ANNUAL EFFECT OF RUB 75 MILLION.The heat-mechanical equipment installed at the station includes nine power-generating boilers of the TGME-464 type (steam output of 500 tonne/hr each and the steam parameters P = 140 ata and T = 5,600C), two peak waterheating boilers of the PTVM-180 type (heat output 180 Gcal/h each), and seven steam turbines.
The availability of the Company's own generating assets in the Republic of Tatarstan allows to increase the reliability of energy supply to extractive units and TANECO Complex, as well as contributes to the growth of the competitiveness of the Group as a whole.