Production of petroleum products observes a decline this year


July 17, Fineko/abc.az. Over Jan-Jun 2019 Azerbaijan produced 1.67 million tons of diesel fuel, 607,200 tons of motor gasoline, 151,800 tons of gasoline for use in the petrochemical industry, 300,300 tons of white oil, 57,800 tons of fuel oil, 9,600 tons of lubricating oil, 98,000 tons of petroleum bitumen and 446,900 tons of petroleum coke.

The State Statistics Committee reports that for the first 6 months the total cost in the area of production of petroleum products amounted to AZN 1.535 bn that is by 1.5% less versus the 2018 same term.

Production of automobile gasoline, white oil, lubricating oils, and petroleum bitumen decreased, while production of fuel oil, diesel fuel, gasoline for use in the petrochemical industry has increased.