Azerbaijan decreases oil products manufacturing

Baku: In January-March, 2014, the production by Azerbaijan-based oil products manufacturers reduced 6.2% to AZN 610 mln. State Statistical Committee says during the first quarter, Azerbaijan produced 306,700 tonnes of gasoline, down 11.5% from previous year. Gasoline production for petro-chemical industry dropped 23.3% to 31,000 tonnes.

Kerosene production fell 0.2% to 175,000 tonnes, oil bitumen slipped 8.3% to 69,500 tonnes. Diesel fuel production dipped 9.2% to 588,100 tonnes.

Lubricating oil production rose 44.4% to 10,400 tonnes.

SOURCE: AZERI PRESS NEWS AGENCY