Turkish Tekfen to be involved in refinery construction
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 2
By Azad Hasanli – Trend:
The Turkish Tekfen Insaat ve Tesisat A.S will conduct the electromechanical work as part of the construction of Star refinery in Turkey, Turkey’s Public Disclosure Platform (Kamuoyunu Aydınlatma Platformu - KAP) said in a message posted on its website Sept. 2.
According to the message, the work is planned to be conducted within 17 months.
The annual naphtha production volume, used by Petkim (where the Azerbaijani state oil company (SOCAR) has equity participation) as the main raw material, will reach 1.66 million 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 tons, aviation kerosene - 500,000 tons, reformate - 500,000 tons, petroleum coke - 630,000 tons, liquefied gas - 240,000 tons, mixed xylene - 415,000 tons, olefin LPG - 75,000 tons and 145,000 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.