Petkim petrochemical holding significantly increases waste recycling
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.3 / Trend, A. Taghiyeva /
Enterprise for hazardous waste incineration at the Turkish Petkim petrochemical holding in 2011 recycled 16,379 tons of waste, which is 6 times more than in 2010, the holding said on Friday.
This enterprise is also engaged in waste recycling of other companies, and is the second major company in Turkey in this sphere. The company has a recycling capacity of about 17,500 tons annually.
According to the report, 10,000 tons of waste recycled by the enterprise will be used later for power production.
SOCAR is a party in the joint venture - co-owner of the Petkim petrochemical complex.
Previously, SOCAR Turkey Enerji began construction of a new oil refinery in Turkey to meet Petkim's needs of raw material.
A ceremony laying the foundations of a petrochemical complex Petkim took place in the Turkish city of Izmir on Oct.25, 2011.