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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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DYM Resources Starts Sales of Benzene, Paraxylene

DYM Resources has started selling benzene (BZ) and paraxylene (PX) produced in Russian and other CIS refineries. Benzene and paraxylene are two of the most widely used aromatics. The main application of benzene is styrene monomer synthesis, while paraxylene is chiefly used in polyester production. Paraxylene exports from Russia have been quite stable in the […]
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Gazpromneft Starts Export Sales of Yaroslavl Group III Base Oils

Russian state-owned Gazpromneft has offered HVI-2 and VHVI-4 base oils from Yaroslavl Refinery for export, according to data received by DYM Resources. Yaroslavl Refinery launched 100,000 tons/year Group III base oils last summer 2017, but could not stabilize production quality by June. “The product quality now looks good: The color is 0, saturates content is […]
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Rosneft cleared DYM Resources for export tenders

DYM Resources GmbH is successfully cleared to take part in PJSC – “NK” Rosneft’s tenders on petroleum coke, bitumen, sulphur, benzene and other products. “Rosneft controls 36% of refining capacities in Russia and beginning cooperation with this national champion is a vital step for our growing business,” – commented Denis Varaksin, the director of base […]
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Amur refinery plans to produce electrode quality petcoke

Amur refinery, which is being built by Chinese (90%) and Russian (10%) investors in Russia’s Amur region at the Far East, will be able to produce 1,5% sulphur as per current crude oil flows in the region, DYM Resources estimates. Refinery with capacity of 6 mln tons of crude oil per year currently is facing […]
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