On August 9th, 2020, Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemical LLC (NSRP) in Nghi Son Economic Zone, Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam successfully released the first shipment of JET A-1 into the domestic market. Around 2,700 MT of JET A-1 of NSRP was taken by Nghi Son Refinery Distribution Branch of Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVNDB) as the buyer to sell to Petrolimex Aviation Fuel Joint Stock Company (PA).
This is the first sale of Jet A-1 in the domestic market by PVNDB, marking an important milestone in NSRP – PVNDB’s offtake contract. This demonstrates that NSRP’s high quality products has met strict standards and requirements of both international and domestic markets. Specifically, the JetA-1 product of NSRP has fully complied with the latest stipulation of Vietnam Standards (TCVN) such as: 6426, ASTM D1655, DEF STAN 91-091 Issue 11 and AFQRJOS (Aviation Fuel Quality Requirements for Jointly Operated Systems).
Earlier, in January 2019, NSRP had sold the first shipment of JET A-1 to international market – Singapore.
According to the production plan registered with the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT), in 2020, NSRP will produce 94,800 MT of JET A-1 to meet the current market demand.
In the context of the re-outbreak and complex developments of Covid-19 pandemic that have been affecting negatively the international and domestic aviation markets, the successful sale of the first batch of Jet A-1 product of NSRP in the domestic market has proved great efforts of all parties and at the same time reaffirmed the product quality and brand name of NSRP as well as PVNDB.