Demolition of oil refinery in Azerbaijan may be postponed

Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 3

By Maksim Tsurkov – Trend:

It is planned to transfer primary oil refining unit, together with atmospheric and vacuum distillation units (ELOU-AVT) with the capacity of two million tons from the former Azneftyag refinery to the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery, the refinery’s chief engineer Rasim Ibrahimov said.

He said that the process of the unit’s relocation, as well as the modernization of the refinery, will be completed in 2021.

“If the decision is made, due to the fact that the transfer of the ELOU-AVT unit takes a long time, the demolition of the Azneftyag refinery will also be postponed until 2021,” Ibrahimov noted. “Previously, as part of modernization and reconstruction work, it was planned to increase the capacity of the ELOU-AVT at the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery, but later it was decided to increase its thermal efficiency without increasing the capacity, since in that case it would cease to meet the standards of the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations for seismic resistance.”

He noted that, in general, 12 new units will be built at the refinery.

“Four more units, including the ELOU-AVT, catalytic cracking and catalytic reforming units, as well as a diesel hydrotreatment unit, will be modernized,” Ibrahimov said.

Currently, the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery is being modernized, after which its production capacity will increase from 6 million to 7.5 million tons per year.

Municipality of Italy's Milan adopts document in support of Azerbaijan
Municipality of Italy's Milan adopts document in support of Azerbaijan
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Azerbaijani people on liberation of Lachin (PHOTO)
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Azerbaijani people on liberation of Lachin (PHOTO)
Give city of Marseille to Armenians, change its name, create second state for them there - President Aliyev to French Senate
Give city of Marseille to Armenians, change its name, create second state for them there - President Aliyev to French Senate
Loading Bars
Latest
Gradual liberalization of wholesale and retail electricity markets defined in Georgia
Import of aluminum by Azerbaijan up
Georgia approves volume of external debt planned for 2021
Development of well-functioning gas hub to diversify Georgia’s gas market
Uzbekistan, Belarus eye signing mutual tourism dev’t agreement
Demand for tobacco products in Azerbaijan may decline amid pandemic crisis
UAE based company to grow cannabis in Uzbekistan’s Syrdarya region
Fiat brand to electrify 60% of its models by end-2021
Azerbaijani Finance Ministry auctions state medium-term bonds
Georgian hazelnut-producing company faces with complex logistics
Iranian Energy Exchange announces products to be on sale on December 2
Number of phishing attacks on Azerbaijani web sites down
European culture to have new dimensions with Lachin's liberation - US expert
Enagas working on 12 projects in hydrogen developments
Spanish Enagas moving towards more sustainable energy model
Azerbaijan's mortgage fund puts up new bond tranche for auction
Georgia names number of beneficiaries of discount cards under agro-diesel promotion program
World Bank helps Georgia to purchase equipment in its fight against coronavirus
Italy decreases crude petroleum oil import from Kazakhstan year-on-year
Azerbaijan's minister of transport meets UK ambassador
Municipality of Italy's Milan adopts document in support of Azerbaijan
Ganja teenager won a bronze medal at the International Olympiad in Informatics!
Production at Azerbaijan’s Kursangi, Garabagli fields adjusted under OPEC+ deal
Georgia reveals Top-5 insurance companies by car insurance premiums
Israeli startups raised over $900m in November
Afrosiyob Palace hotel in Uzbekistan’s Samarkand region put up for auction
Absolute volume of mortgage loans in Azerbaijan grows in 10M2020
Kazakhstan creating e-maps of farmlands to support farmers
Projects linking Turkmenistan with South Caucasus may be of great interest to Belgium - ambassador
Georgia sees increase in persimmon and caraway seeds export
Uzbekistan meets criteria for participation in GSP+, EU commission says
Kazakhstan-based ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC looks to expand export supplies
Azerbaijan increases production of construction materials
BP PETROLLERİ A.S. reduces aviation fuels exports
First VP Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Azerbaijani people on liberation of Lachin (PHOTO)
Georgia sees increase in volume of overdue loans
Kazakhstan, Russia eye increasing mutual flights
SHELL & TURCAS PETROL A.S. reduces petroleum products’ sales in Turkey
UK retailer Debenhams to be liquidated
Pfizer-BioNTech seek EU emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine, target December rollout
Iran reveals its COVID-19 data for December 1
Georgian Stock Exchange launches debut depositary notes
Ukraine to launch new flights to Azerbaijan
Employment in Iran's Zanjan Province increases
Uzbek-Korean JV announces tender for spare parts
Gas supply projects for Kazakh cities to help improve social conditions of citizens
Azerbaijanis in Switzerland protest against 'Le Temps' newspaper of succumbing to Armenian provocation
Wheat cultivation increases in Iran
OPEC+ likely to reach compromise to delay increase in production
Give city of Marseille to Armenians, change its name, create second state for them there - President Aliyev to French Senate
Baku Textile Factory to produce millions of face masks during December 2020
Total amount of transactions on Turkmen State Commodity Exchange for November 2020
Georgia reports 3,759 new cases of coronavirus
We are back Lachin! - Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry
EU supports Georgia in strengthening electricity market reforms
Pensions to increase in Georgia from January 1
Singapore Cooperation Enterprise to support e-commerce dev't in Kazakhstan
Azerbaijan confirms 4,426 new COVID-19 cases, 1,995 recoveries
Azerbaijan's volume of deposits in national currency edges up
Iranian gov't has one-month deadline to suspend implementation of NPT Additional Protocol
Current average cotton yield in Azerbaijan exceeds last year's - Agriculture Ministry
Import of defense industry products by Georgia from Turkey up
More private Turkmen companies manufacture dairy products
Uzbekneftegaz JSC opens tender for IT services
Pilot cargo transportation between Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan carried out via digital procedure
Uzbekistan's Kafolat Insurance Company shows solid financial performance amid coronavirus lockdowns
Georgian Phazis Oil Company implementing Kulevi high-technology oil refinery project
AzerTelecom’s digital infrastructure project along bottom of Caspian Sea discussed at “Turkmentel 2020” conference (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan establishing connection with its integral part, Nakhchivan. Azerbaijan connects with Turkey - President Aliyev
People living in Nagorno-Karabakh today are citizens of Azerbaijan - President Aliyev
We are demonstrating to whole world that we are great, invincible people - President Aliyev
A new era begins for our country - President of Azerbaijan
I wonder what conditions Pashinyan can put forward today and who he can put forward those seven conditions to - President Aliyev
Armenia, you are a dead end. We made you a dead end - President of Azerbaijan
Festive procession in Baku in connection with liberation of Azerbaijan’s Lachin district (PHOTO)
Activities of Iran's Arak nuclear reactor to restore soon
President Aliyev comments on implementation of statement signed on 10 November
Lachin corridor passes through city of Lachin, therefore, we propose to build new corridor - President Aliyev
Khazar Consortium opens tender for maintenance in Turkmenistan
Lachin residents visit Alley of Martyrs in Azerbaijan’s Baku (PHOTO)
In matter of 44 days, we destroyed equipment Armenia been collecting for 30 years - President Aliyev
Activity of Azerbaijani users on Facebook greatly increases
President Aliyev names destroyed, taken as spoils of war equipment of Armenian army
Azerbaijani banks increase demand for foreign currency
Half of Armenia’s wheat harvest came from our lands - President of Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan decreases value of copper products import in 10M2020
Armenia did not want to return single centimeter of land to us - President of Azerbaijan
Unlike Armenian leadership, we have strategic vision - President of Azerbaijan
Number of enterprises launched in Iran's Khuzestan Province grows
Initial version of statement suggested that width of Lachin corridor should be 30 kilometers, I was categorically against this - President Aliyev
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict is gone - President of Azerbaijan
When Lachin district was occupied, there was struggle for power in Baku - President of Azerbaijan
Gold price in Azerbaijan up
Armenia had no other option – either to be completely destroyed or to sign act of surrender - President of Azerbaijan
Georgia discusses assistance package with international financial institutions
Iran’s NICICO boosts capital
Android operating system's share in Azerbaijani market grows
Azerbaijan's GDP in non-oil sector grows
Azerbaijan recorded rapid development of payment ecosystem - Association of Banks
Armenia either had to be completely destroyed or sign it. What do others care about that? - President Aliyev
All news