Kazakh KazTransOil ups oil pumping in 2013
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 14
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Kazakh KazTransOil increased oil transportation by 1 percent to 53.924 million tons in 2013 compared to 2012, the company reported on Jan. 14.
The oil transportation target was exceeded by 4 percent in the reporting period.
The company increased oil supplies to local refineries by 1 percent to 14.116 million tons in this period.
In particular, 4.333 million tons were pumped through KazTransOil transport system to Atyrau refinery (at the level of 2012), 4.711 million tons to Shymkent refinery (151,000 tons up compared to 2012), 5.047 million tons to Pavlodar petrochemical plant (55,000 down compared to 2012) and 25,000 tones to a bitumen plant (there were no oil deliveries to the plant in 2012).
KazTransOil also increased oil supplies to Atasu - Alashankou pipeline by 14 percent up to 11.828 million tons. Oil pumping through Atyrau - Samara section of Uzen -Atyrau-Samara pipeline remained at the level of 15.376 million as it was in 2012.
Meanwhile KazTransOil decreased loading of oil tankers in the port of Aktau to 5.995 million tons. In 2012 this index was 8 percent below that amount.
Oil supplies to Caspian Pipeline Consortium's system decreased by 9 percent to 3.625 million tons.
Russian oil transported through the Kazakh section of the TON-2 pipeline increased by 18 percent to 1.12 million tons.
In the reporting period KazTransOil's oil turnover increased by 7 percent to 36.994 billion tons per kilometer (3 percent over the target).
Edited by CN