Diesel fuel production ups

The volume of diesel fuel production in Azerbaijan in Jan.-Apr. 2015 stood at 1.12 million metric tons, or 50.2 percent more than in the same period of 2014, Azerbaijani State Statistical Committee said in its report.

Currently, the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan is carrying out the work on the modernization of the refining facilities as the fuel consumption has increased in the country.

SOCAR is the sole producer of petroleum products in Azerbaijan.

In total, 2.24 million metric tons of petroleum products were produced in Azerbaijan in Jan.-Apr. 2015, compared to nearly 1.45 million metric tons in the same period of 2014, according to the report on Jan.-Apr. 2015.

The table below shows the production volume of petroleum products in Azerbaijan:

Petroleum products

Jan.-Apr. 2015 (in metric tons)

Compared to Jan.-Apr. 2014 (%)

Motor gasoline

401,5

100,3

Naphtha

71,2

169,1

Kerosene

231

112,2

Diesel fuel

1117,6

150,2

Lubricants

4,2

25,9

Oil bitumen

48,9

52,8

Gas oil

361.2

3.9 times

SOURCE: Azer News