SOCAR's oil refinery in Turkey sharply increases oil import

# 29 June 2020 17:49 (UTC +04:00)

In January-April of this year, Star Refinery, constructed by the SOCAR in the Aliaga peninsula of Turkey, has exported 680, 77 thousand tons of oil products, which is 9.5% less in comparison with the relevant period of 2019, APA-Economics reports citing Energy Market Regulatory Authority of Turkey.

In January-April of 2019, the oil refinery exported nearly 752,58 thousand tons of products.

According to the information, in January-April of the current year, the oil refinery imported 3.4 mln. tons of oil and it is 2.5 times more in comparison with January-April of the previous year (in January-April of 2019, this indicator made up 1.36 mln. tons).

Last year, the Star Refinery exported more than 1.28 mln. tons of oil products. The highest indicator of the factory on export over 2019 was recorded in March and made up 319,02 thousand tons.