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Azerbaijan Petcoke Production Dropped 17 Percent This Year

Azerbaijan petcoke production has sunk sharply this year. Green petroleum coke (petcoke) production dropped by 17 percent at SOCAR’s Baku refinery, to 184,900 tons, between January and November this year compared to the same period last year. This data comes via Azerbaijan’s State Statistical Committee, the Interfax news agency reports. The drop in petcoke production […]
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Low-sulphur Petcoke Supplies Will Decrease in August Due to Refinery Maintenance

Low-sulphur petcoke supplies will sink this summer in the former Soviet Union region, as major refineries—Turkmenbashi and Baku—will undergo maintenance during July and August. This may lead to a low-sulphur petcoke supply deficit in the third and fourth quarters of 2016, according to DYM Resources. Turkmenbashi Refinery Turkmenbashi refinery informed clients on July 14 that […]
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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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DYM Resources to Share Turkmenistan Oil Market Insights at Baku Conference

DYM Resources will present exclusive information on the Turkmenistan oil market at an upcoming industry conference in Baku, Azerbaijan. The company will speak at the SOCAR Caspian and Central Asia Downstream Conference this month. The conference takes place April 25 to 28, 2016, and is focused on trading, logistics, refining and petrochemicals. “Our presentation will […]
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Baku Petcoke Production Halts for Third Time in Nine Months

Azerbaijan’s state owned Baku refinery has another petroleum coke (petcoke) production issue and cannot guarantee petcoke supplies to its customers in February, according to an industry source. Baku exports low-sulphur petroleum coke to Russia and neighboring countries for electrode production. The refinery is not providing a timeline for when petcoke production may resume. This is at least the […]
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