Socar Turkey activities by the numbers
• Socar began its activities in Turkey with the acquisition of Petkim in 2008. It then started construction of the Star Refinery, Petlim container port and a wind turbine plant.
• The company has invested $11 billion to date and is aiming for $18 million by 2020. • The investments include $6 billion for the Star refinery, $450 million for the port, $2.4 billion for Petkim and $730 million spent since and $8.5 billion for TANAP. • Star will have capacity of 10 million metric tons of crude annually. Petroleum products such as diesel, jet fuel and LPG will be produced with 1.6 million ton of naphtha.
• Once the first phase of investments is over, Socar Turkey will be one of the three largest conglomerates in the country. • 88.4 percent of Star and 72.4 percent of TANAP are complete.
• The first phase of Petlim is over and will be operated by APMT, the world’s secondlargest container terminal operator, for 28 years. It will be able to handle the world’s largest vessels.
• The wind plant will have capacity of 51 megawatts.
• 30,000 people are working for Socar Turkey, including subcontractors.