Azerbaijan Significantly Increased Production of Butane-Butylene

Oil&Gas Materials 15 December 2006 18:20 (UTC +04:00)

In November , 2006, the Oil Refinery Plant Named after Heydar Aliyev (former Azerneftyanadjag ) produced 15,70 thousand tons of butane-butylene fraction, a source in SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan) told Trend. That excels the expectation by 61,9%, i.e. by 6.000 tons more. In January-November, 2006, the volume of the butane-butylene fraction production reached 132,19 thousand tons, that is on 29,19 thousand tons more than it was forecasted (28,3%), and on 15,36 thousand tons more against the corresponding period of 2005.

In November, 2006, no propane-propylene fraction was produced in the Plant. Last year, in January-November, totally 1,76 thousand tons of this oil production was produced. Last year, the volume of the propane-propylene made up 3,02 thousand tons.