Uzbekistan’s state oil and gas company Uzbekneftegaz is to begin supplying synthetic diesel fuel to customers from its oil depots and subsidiary UNG Petro.
The diesel will be produced at Uzbekneftegaz’s gas-to-liquids plant. The company has set aside 24,850 m3 of tank storage at its oil depots specifically for the planned synthetic fuel production, and has begun cleaning, repair and maintenance works on tanks and pipelines to prepare them.
2,700 m3 will be available at the Kungrad, Chimbay, Ellikkala branches of Tahiatosh Oil Base, 600 m3 at Asaka and Gurunchmozor branches of Andijan Oil Base, 2,000 m3 at both Jizzakh Oil Base and Karshi Neft base, 575 m3 at the Koson, 800 m3 at the Navoi-2 oil depot, 1,000 m3 cubic meters at the Pop branch of the Turakurgan Oil Base, 3,000 m3 at the Zharkurgan branch of the Termez Oil Base, and 2,000 m3 at the Bekabad branch of Kuchlik Neft Base. The company says that work is underway to prepare the remaining 12,175 m3.