Turkey’s liquefied petroleum gas production rose by 1.7 percent to around 68,880 tons for October 2014, according to the country's energy marketing watchdog.
According to the report released by the Energy Marketing Regulatory Authority, Turkey's refineries’ total LPG production rose by 1.7 percent for October alone and annual exports decreased by 9.9 percent to about 267,244 tons compared to October 2013.
Turkey imported LPG from ten different countries in October 2014 -- Algeria, Russia, Norway, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Georgia, Malta, France, USA and Romaine.
Turkey's LPG exports dropped by 34.6 percent to about 7,059 tons for October with only the Switzerland and Turkey's free trade areas making any imports, the report said.
The amount of autogas sold in Turkey over the same period in 2014 was 342,608 tons. Additionally, 70,735 tons of bottled LPG and 7,763 tons of bulk LPG were sold to Turkish customers.
By Murat Temizer