Socar Interested in Petroplus’s Swiss Refinery, RSR Reports

Socar Trading Co. expressed an interest in Petroplus Holdings AG’s Swiss oil refinery in Cressier, RSR radio reported, citing Thierry Grosjean, the head of economy in Neuchatel, the canton where the plant is based.

Socar Trading is a unit of State Oil Co. of Azerbaijan, the national energy company. Grosjean wasn’t immediately available for comment and a call to Socar Trading in Geneva wasn’t returned.

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