US imports of Azerbaijani oil products over 300,000 barrels in 1H17
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 5
By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:
The US imported 301,000 barrels of oil products from Azerbaijan in the first half of 2017, reads a message on the website of the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).
The US resumed the import of oil products from Azerbaijan in January 2017, when 237,000 barrels were delivered to the country.
The United States stopped importing oil products from Azerbaijan in August 2015. In total, about 718,000 barrels of oil products were delivered to the US in 2015.
Prior to this, the US suspended the import of Azerbaijani oil products in 2009 and resumed it in 2012.
Oil products are manufactured at Azerbaijan’s Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery, which is a part of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR.