Azerbaijan increases petroleum supplies at domestic market

Azerbaijan has increased supplies of petroleum products at the domestic market by 27.6% in January-February 2013, compared with the same period last year, Interfax-Azerbaijan reports.

The supplies totaled 772,600 tons, including 196,100 tons of gasoline, 196,000 tons of diesel fuel, 83,600 tons of kerosene, 37,600 tons of heating oil, 42,600 tons of petroleum bitumen, 27,700 tons of liquefied gas, 189,000 tons of other products.

Azerbaijani reservoirs were containing petroleum worth 58.6 million manats on March 1, 2013. The reservoirs held 45,300 tons of gasoline, 4,700 tons of straight-run gasoline, 23,000 tons of kerosene, 101,300 tons of diesel fuel, 15,900 tons of lubricant oil and 9,800 tons of petroleum bitumen.

Currency rate for March 27: 0.7848 = $1.

Adapted from: Vestnik Kavkaza