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October 21, 2021

SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Complex, Turkey

By Carmen

SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Izmir Province, Turkey. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2025 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 2.43mtpa. The plants in this complex are operated by SOCAR Turkey Enerji.


Details of key upcoming projects in SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Benzene Plant (0.34mtpa), SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant (1.25mtpa), SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Xylene Plant 1 (0.84mtpa).

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The complex also includes SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Xylene Plant 2 for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant Name Operator Technology
SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Benzene Plant SOCAR Turkey Enerji Sulzer GTC Benzene Technology
SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) Plant SOCAR Turkey Enerji Sulzer GTC PTA Technology
SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Xylene Plant 1 SOCAR Turkey Enerji Sulzer GTC Xylene Technology
SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Xylene Plant 2 SOCAR Turkey Enerji Sulzer GTC Xylene Technology

Key Products Capacity – SOCAR Turkey Enerji Aliaga Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as purified terephthalic acid (PTA), xylenes, and benzene.

Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA) accounts for major capacity share i.e., 51.4% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.25mtpa, followed by xylenes and benzene with 34.6% (0.84mtpa) and 14% (0.34mtpa) respectively.

About SOCAR Turkey Enerji


SOCAR Turkey Enerji AS (SOCAR), a subsidiary of State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic, is an oil and gas exploration company. The company explores oil and gas fields; and produces, processes and transports oil, gas and natural gas. SOCAR develops Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) Project that carries natural gas to Europe and Turkey from the Caspian Sea region resources. It caters to automotive, agriculture, packaging, textile, paints, and construction industries. The company has storage facilities in Kocaeli, Gebze and Hatay Dortyol. SOCAR is headquartered in Sariyer, Istanbul, Turkey.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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