Petersburg Oil Terminal handled 12.1 million tons of exported oil products, 2.5% more than the same period of 2008.
The terminal handled 3.3 million tons of light oil products (-2.9%) and 8.8 million tons of dark oil products (+4.8%).
JSC Petersburg Oil Terminal operates the largest Russian terminal for oil products in the Baltic Sea region.
Petersburg Oil Terminal (POT) provides the services of transshipment and storage of oil products for export, as well as bunkering vessels.
The terminal complex is equipped to accept delivery of both clean and dirty oil products, including high viscosity fuel oil. The annual throughput capacity of the terminal is 12 million tons.
Oil products are delivered to the terminal by rail, pipeline and by water. Loading is to sea vessels and road transport.
The modern shore tanks of the terminal have a capacity of 354 000 m3 and can store a wide variety of oil products.
Petersburg Oil Terminal is in the process of an expansion programme Three stages have already been completed at a total cost of $130 million (89.7 million).
The realisation of these four stages included the construction and putting into operation of the key facilities of the complex's infrastructure.
One more stage of construction are planned, the completion of which will bring the annual capacity of POT up to 15 million tons of oil products. The volume of the total investment will be approximately $160 million.