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Kazakhstan to meet 80% of its jet fuel demand

6 February 2019 17:16

ASTANA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is set to boost jet fuel production and meet 80% of its demand, according to Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Zhenis Kassymbek.

"In 2018, 63-65% of jet fuel in Kazakhstan was produced by domestic oil refineries. This year, we request to supply about 850-900 thousand tons of fuel. The Ministry of Energy confirms that domestic enterprises will meet 80% of our need," said the Minister at a press conference in the Government.

"The reconstruction of oil refineries gives its results today. Our three oil processing plants produced much more fuel compared to 2017," he noted.

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