Oil Refinery Commissioning in Turkey Delayed

October 18, 2013

Construction of SOCAR’s Star oil refinery in Turkish Aliaga port is planned to be finished in 2018, the news agency APA reported on October 17. Oil refinery will be completely handed over after 100 months.

According to recently signed initial agreement between Turkish government and SOCAR, this enterprise had to be built and handed over within 60 months. But now, the construction term has been extended up to 100 months.

Annual processing capacity of Star oil refinery will be 10 mln tonnes, total cost - $5.3 bn. The construction was begun in October of 2011.
Copyright: APA, 2013