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385,000 tons of sulphur were sold for export in 1H of 2018 in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan refineries sold 385,000 tons of lump and granulated sulphur (99.95% purity) from January to July 2018. In 2017, total sulphur sales in Turkmenistan reached 914,500 tons. Central Asian countries are expanding their gas production and processing capacities, so supply from this region will be increasing in the next decade. In Uzbekistan, for example, a […]
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Turkmenistan Sold 25,200 Tons of Bitumen for Export in 1H 2018

Turkmenistan’s refineries started bitumen export sales in early 2018 and sold 25,200 tons of bitumen from March to June. Turkmenistan began bitumen production in 2015, but did not export the product until early 2018. Today, two refineries can produce bitumen in Turkmenistan: Seidy Refinery has the capacity to produce 37,000 tons of bitumen per year, […]
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Turkmenbashy petcoke price rise by $20/t

Turkmenbashy refinery has increased green petroleum coke – price by $20/ton reaching another price record for at least 5 years. 20 000 tons of green petcoke were sold 12-13 April 2018. Demand for low-sulphur petroleum coke remains strong in Russia, Central Asia and Wester China despite some signs of price decrease in other markets. Turkmenbashy […]
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Turkmenbashy petcoke prices surge on record-high demand

Turkmenistan’s biggest oil refinery Turkmenbashy has sold 30.000 Mt of green petroleum coke on 19 February, price for the lot has increased 173 USD per MT or more than 3 times from the previous tender, DYM Resources data shows. During the tender record-high 17 companies were competing for the lot, instantly push price to its […]
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Turkmenbashi Refinery to Build 900 kt/year Coking Unit

Turkmenbashi refinery plans to build a second coking unit to add 900,000 tons of coking capacity per year to its existing production, according to a Trend agency report citing the Turkmenistan government. Turkmenbashi refinery operates a coker with a capacity of 200,000 tons of below 0.6 percent sulphur green petcoke per year. The refinery has […]
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Turkmenbashi Base Oil Unit Restarts After Maintenance at the Refinery

Production has restarted at the Turkmenbashi base oil unit after halting for maintenance, sources told DYM Resources. Operations re-launched last week at Turkmenbashi, which is Turmenistan’s state-owned refinery. “Base oils and slack waxes from Turkmenbashi refinery have great potential as they are still not widely known in the market,” said Denis Varaksin, DYM Resources base oil […]
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Quarter of Baku Petcoke Exported to India in 2015

Azerbaijan’s Baku refinery exported 53,000 tons of petroleum coke (petcoke) to India in in 2015. That’s about a quarter of Baku petcoke production for the year. That number is especially significant given the fact that India imported no petroleum coke from Azerbaijan in 2014. “Azerbaijani petcoke exports to India and other overseas countries is evidence that […]
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Turkmenistan oil exports dropped

Turkmenistan Oil Product Exports Dropped by 35% in 2015

Turkmenistan oil product exports decreased by 35 percent in 2015, to around 2.5 million tons, according to data compiled by DYM Resources. Sales levels at the same time were stable compared to 2014, at 4.6 million tons. “Loadings were almost twice lower compared to sales in 2015, which shows that is it easy to buy […]
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