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Saudi Arabia

Petromin-Shell Refinery Studies Upgrading of Gasoil Unit

The joint venture Petromin-Shell refinery at Jubail is studying a proposal toupgrade its gasoil unit to reduce the sulfur content of gasoil from 0.3% to0.05%, according to Mr. Qasim al-Shaikh, President and Managing Director of thePetromin Shell Refining Company, which owns the export refinery. In an interviewwith the monthly OPEC Bulletin, Mr. Shaikh said a decision to go ahead woulddepend on the...