Turkmenistan auctions about 360,000 tons of oil products

Oil&Gas Materials 10 December 2012 15:57 (UTC +04:00)

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Dec.10 /Trend H.Hasanov/

Turkmenistan auctioned about 360,000 tons of finished commodity of two refineries in Turkmenbashi, Saydi and Nayip gas-processing complex at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange.

The country put as stock trades about 100,000 tons of diesel fuel, 150,000 tons of fuel oil, 20,000 tons of aviation kerosene, 30,000 tons of kerosene, about 20,000 tons of liquefied gas, 30,000 tons of straight-run petrol, 10,000 tons of oil coke.

Some 22 transactions were registered at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan last week.

Last week businessmen from Afghanistan bought liquefied gas and gasoline. The total sum of the contracts on the exchange, including oil products exceeded $32 million.

The representatives from Azerbaijan, Great Britain, Russia, China, Liechtenstein, Kazakhstan, Denmark, Switzerland and other countries are the traditional participants of the auction.

The Commodity Exchange is a principal organ of state regulation of export-import operations in Turkmenistan.