SOCAR temporarily suspends operation of oil refinery in Baku

SOCAR temporarily suspends operation of oil refinery in Baku
# 07 April 2022 12:26 (UTC +04:00)

SOCAR has started a process of suspension of operation of Heydar Aliyev Oil Refinery for conduction of planned prophylactic works from April 4, Ibrahim Ahmadov, Deputy Vice President of the SOCAR on personnel, regime, and information technologies, press secretary of the company told APA-Economics.

According to him, suspension of operation of some devices has been started on Monday in the plant for conduction of planned prophylactic works. New main technologies devices are planned to be put into operation which are necessary for starting diesel production on Euro-5 standard within the framework of modernization project in the plant after conduction of necessary works.

I. Ahmadov has also added that SOCAR’s “Azerikimya” Production Union has also suspended operation from April 5 for prophylactic works as operation of the Oil Refinery has been suspended.

It has been noted that Oil Refinery is the main raw material source of “Azerikimya”.

I. Ahmadov has not spoken about the period of suspension of both institutions and whether the company plans or not to import AI-92 petrol during the suspension of the Oil Refinery.

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