Turkmenbashi ups oil refining volumes
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, June 9 / Trend H.Hasanov /
The Turkmenbashi refinery received more than 560,000 tons of oil from the western deposits in May, the Turkmen oil and gas industry ministry reported on Thursday.
"The western fields sent over 560,000 tons of to the oldest petrochemical company oil. That's compared with last year more than six percent," the ministry said.
The enterprise produces a high-octane gasoline, kerosene, hydro-treated diesel fuel, liquefied gas, polypropylene and other competitive and sends to the world market.
Turkmenistan plans to increase oil refining capacity to 15 million tons per year in 2015, 20 million tons in 2020, 22 million tons in 2025 and 30 million tons in 2030.
Based on the approved plans, this will be achieved by building three new refineries and upgrading existing plants, including the Turkmenbashi refinery.