The Dangote Refinery
is Africa's largest, with a capacity to produce 650,000 bpd.
communicated their intentions for investment in Punjab during this week.
The Minister said that the Refinery
, with its Salahaddin and North Units "is capable to restore production, despite fact that Salahaddin Unit is under normal maintenance, hopefully to restore the Refinery
's full production capacity of 220,000 bpd, after the end of the maintenance works.
The Seidi refinery
was built in a town on the Amu-Darya River in Soviet times.
Readers may be surprised to learn that an oil refinery
can pose such a huge threat; terrorists, rest assured, are not.
All of which led some of us the other day to consider making an offer for the refinery
rather than sit around and bitch about it being closed.
In 1995, attorney Edward Masry and his research assistant, the now-famous Erin Brockovich, became ill from fumes emitted from a Unocal-owned petroleum refinery
in the Bay Area of California.
Coupled with refinery
woes, the switchover to warm-weather gasoline blends is also contributing to the latest price increase.
Inordinate delays in expanding the refining capacity in the country and the dallying over the location of a new refinery
in Sindh has left Pakistan inadequately short of refining capacity in the wake of Gulf crisis.
India and China have emerged as the growth engines for refinery
FCC capacity globally.
The United Steelworkers Union wanted the refinery
left open and campaigned for Inco to make the investment for major capital upgrades.
A very small refinery
at Amarah came on stream in May 1998.