SOCAR ups export of oil products

Oil&Gas Materials 1 May 2013 17:53 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 1 /Trend, E. Ismayilov/

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) exported 402,670 tons of oil products from its own refineries in January-April 2013 compared to 387,310 tons in January-April 2012, SOCAR said today.

SOCAR exported over 1.24 million tons of oil products from its own refineries in 2012 compared to about 1.45 million tons in 2011.

Petroleum products in Azerbaijan are made on the basis of two Baku refineries with total capacity of 16 million tons a year. Both refineries are part of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, which annually processes approximately seven million tons of oil from onshore and offshore fields at their own expense.

Summary table of exports of petroleum products:

Oil product


2013 in tons


2012 in tons

Diesel fuel

350 298

326 393


5 509

24 650

Jet fuel

46 565

36 273

Black oil