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Azerbaijan increased oil products manufacture this year at the expense of black oil

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вагончикиFrom January to October 2015 oil products manufacture in Azerbaijan increased by 3.6% against the same period last year, reported the Azerbaijan State Statistical Committee.

            The black oil production had the highest growth – up to 302,900 tons (from January to October 2014 black oil was absent in the in the graph).

            From January to October 2015 petrol production declined by 0.3%, virgin oil – by 5%, diesel fuel – by 0.9%, kerosene – by 2.4%, lubricating oils – by 57.2% and oil bitumen – by 32.3%.

 

 

Oil products production (thousand tons) From January to October 2015 January-October 2014
  4583,7 4422,3
Petrol 1 020,5 1 023,6
Naphtha 162,5 171,1
Kerosene 573,5 587,9
Diesel fuel 2 362,8 2 384,2
Black oil 302,9
Lubricating oils 19,5 45,6
Oil bitumen 142 209,9

 

The only manufacturer of oil products in Azerbaijan is SOCAR. The oil is refined at the Baku oil refinery named after Heydar Aliyev. In 2014 the plant refined about 6.41 million tons of oil.

            According to the State Statistical Committee, only in 2014 the country made over 5.3 million tons of oil products and 5.09 million tons in 2013.

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