SOCAR increases exports of oil products last December

Oil&Gas Materials 5 January 2011 18:08

Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 5 / Trend E. Ismayilov /

In 2010, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) exported about 1.85 million tons of oil products from its own refineries compared to about 1.97 million tons in the same period of 2009.

In December SOCAR exported 129,000 tons of oil products compared to 116,300 tons in December 2009.

The country produces oil products at the Two Baku refineries with a total capacity of 20 million tons of oil per year. Both refineries belong to SOCAR, which annually processes approximately 7 million tons of oil from the Azerbaijani offshore and onshore fields.

Summary table of export of oil products:

Oil products

Jan.-Dec.2009 (thousand tons )

Jan.-Dec.2010 (thousand tons)

Diesel fuel

1 434 962

1 533 828

Motor petrol

227 184

196 844

Aviation kerosene

271 727

114 563