No. 34

21 August 2000


Turkeys Izmet Refinery To Return To Full Capacity In Late September

Turkeys earthquake-damaged Izmet refinery will return to full capacity on 30 September, state-owned Turkish Petroleum Refineries Corp (Tupras) has announced. The 226,000 b/d refinery, which has been operating at 85% of design capacity since June, suffered extensive damage from a fire after an earthquake in the Sea of Marmara region on 17 August 1999. Tupras General Manager Husamettin Danis...