13 May 2010 10:46 [Source: ICIS news]
MOSCOW (ICIS news)--The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) has laid out its plans for the expansion of its petrochemical subsidiary Azerikimya, the company said on Thursday.
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The 15m tonne/year refinery and the 40bn cubic metre/year gas processing plant were expected to come on stream by 2019, SOCAR said, without disclosing additional details.
Last month, SOCAR took over the Azerbaijani state-run petrochemical company Azerikimya.
In 2009, Azerikimya produced about 70,000 tonnes of C2 and some 35,000 tonnes of C3.
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