No. 08

19 February 2001


Turkmenbashi Refinery Scheduled For Completion In March

The refinery at Turkmenbashi on Turkmenistans Caspian Sea coast is scheduled to come on-stream in March, the Iranian news agency IRNA reported on 5 February. The Iranian Oil Engineering and Construction Company (IOECC) was awarded a contract worth $47mn in December 1998 by the Turkmen Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to build the refinery, which will produce 24,000 b/d of gasoline and 11,000 b/d...