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Kazakhstan’s Refineries to Produce 55k mt of Jet-A1 Per Month

JET FUEL

Kazakhstan’s refineries are ready to produce 55k mt of Jet A-1 fuel instead of TS-1, the Energy Ministry said.

  • "Currently, the modernized Atyrau, Pavlodar and Shymkent refineries are ready to produce Jet A-1 instead of TS-1/RT in the amount of 55k mt per month. If the transportation and consumption infrastructure is ready, a phased transition of the refineries to Jet A-1 production can begin," the Energy Ministry said.
  • Kazakhstan decided to switch to the more internationally used and IATA compliant Jet A-1 fuel.
  • The main advantage of Jet A-1 is its low fire hazard, low composition of exhaust gases when emitted into the atmosphere and an increase in the overhaul cycle of aircraft engines.
  • Kazakhstan currently has a deficit of jet fuel. In 2022 it produced 648k mt, but consumed 806k mt, covering the difference with imports from Russia. Current demand is forecast at around 1.3m mt.
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Kazakhstan’s refineries are ready to produce 55k mt of Jet A-1 fuel instead of TS-1, the Energy Ministry said.

  • "Currently, the modernized Atyrau, Pavlodar and Shymkent refineries are ready to produce Jet A-1 instead of TS-1/RT in the amount of 55k mt per month. If the transportation and consumption infrastructure is ready, a phased transition of the refineries to Jet A-1 production can begin," the Energy Ministry said.
  • Kazakhstan decided to switch to the more internationally used and IATA compliant Jet A-1 fuel.
  • The main advantage of Jet A-1 is its low fire hazard, low composition of exhaust gases when emitted into the atmosphere and an increase in the overhaul cycle of aircraft engines.
  • Kazakhstan currently has a deficit of jet fuel. In 2022 it produced 648k mt, but consumed 806k mt, covering the difference with imports from Russia. Current demand is forecast at around 1.3m mt.