Value Chain Management
Value Chain Management focuses on market supply, trade in refinery feedstock, margin optimization and planning of refinery operations and logistics movements of goods in key markets. In the supply of feedstock and risk management, key activities include the procurement and sale of crude oil and other raw materials for refineries, as well as gaseous products, chemicals, and CO2 on international markets. Also, this organizational unit carries out assessment and management of risks associated with price fluctuations and comprehensive market analysis for the purpose of timely forecasting changes, recognizing market opportunities and consequently optimizing trade and processing.
Optimization and margin management activities including daily, short-term and long-term planning that takes into account the costs of crude oil, refinery processing and logistics, and product prices that can be achieved in the main markets, in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the overall system.
In scheduling, the focus is on ensuring the availability of the right products at the right time and in the right place, while reducing inventory costs and meeting customer expectations, following the principles of operational excellence.