MIDOR Refining Capacity to Increase

MIDOR Refining Capacity to Increase

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is conducting expansion work in Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) to increase its refining capacity by 60,000 barrel per day (b/d) once the expansion maintenance is finalized.

The expansion will boost MIDOR’s production to around 160,000 b/d, which will cover a huge part of the petroleum products’ demands of the Egyptian different sectors without importing, the Ministry’s First Undersecretary, Mohamed Taher, told Amwal Al Ghad.

The oil and gas sector has a plan to develop different refineries during fiscal year 2017/2018, which will achieve the sector’s vision to reach fuel self-sufficiency in 2 years.

Currently, Egypt imports large amounts of petroleum products in order to cover local fuel demands as the country’s production is unable to fill the gap between supply an demand.

Sarah Samir 3289 Posts

Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.


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