SOCAR increases LPG imports to Ukraine


In January-September this year, SOCAR Energy Ukraine, a subsidiary of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) in Ukraine, imported 43.9 thousand (1,600 tons or 3.8% more than in January-September 2019) tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Report informs, referring to the Ukrainian media.

Thus, SOCAR became the eighth company to import LPG to Ukraine.

During the three quarters of this year, 1,167,000 tons of LPG were imported to Ukraine, which is 5% more than in the same period in 2019.

Among the companies importing LPG to the country, the first place was taken by Grand Prix Oil, a subsidiary of Russia’s Lukoil. In the first nine months of this year, the country’s largest trader’s import of LPG to Ukraine increased by 34% to 152.7 thousand tons.

In second place in terms of LPG imports is Nadezhda. The company imported 116.6 thousand tons of liquefied natural gas to Ukraine in the first nine months of this year, which is 6.16% more than a year earlier.

BRSM-Nafta closes the top three leaders in LPG imports to Ukraine. In the first nine months of this year, the company imported 100.6 thousand tons of LPG, which is 5.95% more than in January-September 2019.