refining

  • SOPC Refines 2.2 million tons of Crude Oil in 2020/21

    SOPC Refines 2.2 million tons of Crude Oil in 2020/21

    Thursday, 16th September 2021

    SOPC's production of butane, 80-octanes and 92-octanes benzene, mazut, and diesel fuel contributed to providing some of the needs of the local market.

  • El Molla Inspects Assiut’s High-Octane Complex

    El Molla Inspects Assiut’s High-Octane Complex

    Sunday, 8th August 2021

    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has inspected the high-octane complex in Assiut that has investments of $450 million and a production capacity of 800,000 tons of octane.

  • Iraq to Supply 1 M Tones of Oil to Lebanon Annually

    Iraq to Supply 1 M Tones of Oil to Lebanon Annually

    Sunday, 25th July 2021

    The Iraqi Minister of finance, Ali Allawi, has signed an agreement with the Lebanon’s Minister of Energy and Water, Raymond Ghajar, to supply Lebanon with fuel of 1 million tons per year from the surplus of its refineries.

  • Iraq Awards Dhi Qar Refinery to Chinese Consortium

    Iraq Awards Dhi Qar Refinery to Chinese Consortium

    Sunday, 4th July 2021

    The Iraqi Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismael, announced the grant of Dhi Qar refinery to a major Chinese consortium involving Al Awsat Energy Consortium (San China Company), Inspire company, Norinco.

  • El Molla Inspects Midor Refinery Expansion

    El Molla Inspects Midor Refinery Expansion

    Sunday, 27th June 2021

    Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has inspected the Midor refinery project in Alexandria at a cost of $2.4 billion.

  • China’s Refinery Production Surges 19.7% in March

    China’s Refinery Production Surges 19.7% in March

    Wednesday, 16th June 2021

    China’s oil production recorded increase by 19.7% in March compared to the previous year after the refineries has intensified their operations to meet the fuel demand and build up a stock.

  • South Sudan’s Nile Petroleum to Increase Oil Production in Block 5A

    South Sudan’s Nile Petroleum to Increase Oil Production in Block 5A

    Wednesday, 16th June 2021

    Bol Ring Mourwel, Managing Director of state-owned Nile Petroleum Corporation, said that his company plans to increase oil production in Block 5A in Unity state to between 40,000 to 50,000 barrels per day (b/d)

  • Iraq’s Oil Minister Inaugurates Two Units for Octane, Hydrogen Production

    Iraq’s Oil Minister Inaugurates Two Units for Octane, Hydrogen Production

    Sunday, 13th June 2021

    Iraq’s Minister of Oil Ihasn Abdul Jabbar has inaugurated a unit for improving octane production at a capacity of 10,000 barrels per day (b/d) in Azmara and another unit for Hydrogen production at a capacity of 4,000 b/d in addition the establishment of a number of large storage units for light distillates.

  • Petrojet Raises Capital to EGP 6 B

    Petrojet Raises Capital to EGP 6 B

    Tuesday, 11th May 2021

    Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, has agreed to raise Petrojet’s capital from EGP 3.6 billion to EGP 6 billion.

  • Egypt to Refine All its Products By 2023: El Molla

    Egypt to Refine All its Products By 2023: El Molla

    Tuesday, 9th March 2021

    The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, announced that Egypt’s petroleum strategy targets expansion of refining operations noting that by 2023, several major refining projects will be completely implemented and all the petroleum products will be refined in Egypt.