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Propylene production growth observed in Azerbaijan

Oil&Gas Materials 20 July 2020 15:26
Propylene production growth observed in Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 20

By Nargiz Ismayilova – Trend:

Azerbaijan produced over 66,600 tons of propylene in the first half of 2020, which is 26.9 percent more compared to the same period in 2019, Trend reports referring to the country's State Statistical Committee.

In the reporting period, 243,800 tons of methanol were produced in Azerbaijan, which is 33.2 percent more compared to the period from January through June 2019.

Meanwhile, 87,500 tons of ethylene were produced in the country.

Growth was observed during the reporting period in the production of most of the main types of chemical products in Azerbaijan.

Production of the main types of chemical products in Azerbaijan:

Products

from January through June 2020

Compared to the period from January through June 2019 (basis rate - 100%)

Nitrogen (1,000 cubic meters)

11.1 million

98.5

Polyethylene (1,000 tons)

47,200

79.7

Propylene (1,000 tons)

66,600

126.9

Methanol (methyl alcohol) (1,000 tons)

243,800

133.2

Paint and varnish production (tons)

6,384

57.6

Iodine (tons)

88.5

93.9

Oxygen (1,000 cubic meters)

1.1 million

63.5

Ethylene ( 1,000 tons)

87,500

122.4

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