SOCAR continues strengthening positions on Ukraine’s oil product market
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 11
By Emil Ismayilov - Trend:
SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) has commissioned the 43rd filling station in Ukraine, the company said Dec. 11.
A new filling station was commissioned in Odessa. This is the 11th filling station in Odessa region, a statement says.
The fuel purchased in Belarus, Poland and Lithuania is sold at a SOCAR filling station in Ukraine, a statement says.
SOCAR is the only oil producer in Azerbaijan (it has two refineries on its balance), and also owns petrol stations in Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine, Romania and Switzerland.
SOCAR exported around 1.04 million metric tons of petroleum products from its own refineries in 2013 compared to more than 1.24 million metric tons in 2012. In total Azerbaijan produced 5.09 million metric tons of the main petroleum products in 2013.
Emil Ismayilov is Trend Agency's staff journalist, follow him on Twitter: @Emilsmail
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