SOCAR commissions new chemicals transshipment complex
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 4 /Trend E.Ismayilov/
SOCAR has commissioned a new chemicals transshipment complex at the Kulevi oil terminal.
The project of the new complex was prepared by the institute Neftgazelmitedgigatlayihe. The facility includes compressors, transformers, nitric station and pier to supply polypropylene.
Production at the terminal will be loaded directly from rail tank cars to gas tankers.
Kulevi terminal was put into operation in summer 2008. Its total capacity is 10 million tons of oil per year, including 3 million tons of oil, 3 million tons of diesel fuel, and 4 million tons of fuel oil.
The terminal can accommodate up to 168 tank cars. The tank farm's total volume is 320,000 cubic meters with the possibility of increasing to 380,000 cubic meters. The port has two berths to load petroleum products in tankers of up to 100,000 tons.