Turkmenistan increasing oil refining volumes
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 25
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
Modernization of the Turkmenbashi Oil Refineries Complex in Turkmenistan will make it possible to increase the volume of oil refining to 10-10.5 million tons per year, and the depth of processing hydrocarbon raw materials - to 95 percent, a source in the Ministry of Oil and Gas of Turkmenistan said Feb. 25.
Construction of new production facilities, renovation of existing rigs is being carried out at the large enterprise.
In particular, the rigs designed to produce A-92, A-95, A-98 high octane motor gasoline brands, which meet international quality standards, have been recently commissioned here. The ministry noted that the components necessary for that will be extracted during vacuum distillation of fuel oil and liquefied natural gas processing.
High-octane motor gasoline, aviation and technical kerosene, hydrotreated diesel fuel, petroleum coke, polypropylene, a wide range of technical lubricants, liquefied gas, road and construction bitumen are produced at this enterprise.
A large part of products is exported to Russia, Japan, Italy, Turkey, China, Iran, the UAE, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Georgia and other countries.