Baku Oil Refinery named After Heydar Aliyev Operates New Diesel Fuel Leaching Unit
Azerbaijan, Baku, 21 July / Trend corr. E.Ismayilov/ On 20 July, Baku oil refinery named after Heydar Aliyev of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan operated a new diesel fuel leaching unit.
Diesel fuel leaching will decrease consumption of sodium through secondary using of alkali emissions.
The new unit's capacity is 1mln tons per year, plant's representative said.
This year, plant is expected to process 5mln tons of oil supplied by SOCAR, which produces oil through its own funds. In January to June, Baku oil refinery named after Heydar Aliyev processed over 2.3mln tons of oil. In the first half of 2008, the plant produced over 1.1mln tons of diesel fuel, while in the same period of 2007 it was 625,000 tons.
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