Kazakhstan increases gasoline production
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 16
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
The production of gasoline (including aviation gasoline) increased by 13.3 percent up to 1.25 million tons in Kazakhstan in January-May 2016 compared to the same period in 2015, the Kazakh Statistics Committee said.
According to the committee, the diesel fuel output increased by 6.8 percent up to 1.91 million tons in Kazakhstan.
The production of kerosene, including the jet fuel, increased by 6.7 percent up to 110,800 tons in Kazakhstan, the committee said.
The furnace fuel production dropped by 11.8 percent up to 1.12 million tons in Kazakhstan, the committee said.
Currently, modernization work is underway in all three large refineries of Kazakhstan (Atyrau, Shymkent and Pavlodar). It is planed to complete the modernization of those refineries in 2018.
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