Diesel fuel production grew by 8% in Azerbaijan


January 22, Fineko/abc.az. Last year Azerbaijan produced 2.112 million tons of diesel fuel, 1.16 million tons of automobile gasoline, 246,900 tons of gasoline for use in the petrochemical industry, 591,200 tons of white oil, 126,400 tons of fuel oil, 25,400 tons of lubricating oil, 259,900 tons of oil bitumen and 238,300 tons of oil coke.

ABC.AZ reports with reference to data from the State Statistics Committee that the total cost of production in the field of petroleum products for 2019 decreased by 3.2% (versus 2018) up to AZN 3.129 bn.

Manufacture of gasoline for use in the petrochemical industry increased by 20.7%, fuel oil by 18.7%, and diesel fuel by 8%. Production of motor gasoline decreased by 2.1%, petroleum coke by 2.3%, white oil by 4.2%, petroleum bitumen by 10.2%, and lubricating oil by 78.5%.