Baku, Azerbaijan, May 12
By Azad Hasanli - Trend:
STAR refinery that is being constructed by the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan in Turkey will be commissioned in Q2 of 2017, the company's president said.
Rovnag Abdullayev, president of SOCAR made the remarks during the Regional Consultation Forum in Baku May 12.
The annual naphtha production volume, used by Petkim as the main raw material, will hit 1.66 million metric tons at the STAR refinery.
Along with naphtha, the new oil refinery will produce diesel fuel with ultra-low sulfur to the amount of 5.95 million metric tons, aviation kerosene - 500,000 metric tons, reformate - 500,000 metric tons, petroleum coke - 630,000 metric tons, liquefied gas - 240,000 metric tons, mixed xylene - 415,000 metric tons, olefin LPG - 75,000 metric tons and 145,000 metric tons of sulfur. The refinery will not produce petrol and fuel oil.
It is planned to refine Azeri Light, Kerkuk and URALS oil at the plant.
The products of STAR refinery will be sold in Turkish market.
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