SOCAR stops installation of gradual carbonization at refinery
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 12 /Trend E.Ismayilov/
SOCAR has stopped the installation of a gradual carbonization at the Heydar Aliyev refinery for a complete overhaul, SOCAR said on Thursday.
"The repair is implemented with regard to the obsolescence of pipes and valves, due to their prolonged use. All the necessary equipment and spare parts are procured for repair" the statement said.
SOCAR is the only producer of oil products in the country (it has two refineries on its balance sheet) and also owns petrol stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia and the Ukraine. SOCAR is co-owner of the largest Turkish petrochemical complex Petkim. The company carries out oil
trade in various regions of the world through SOCAR Trading.