Iraq to Build 150,000 b/d Refinery
Iraq is currently conducting technical studies on the construction of a newoil refinery with a capacity of 150,000 b/d, according to Mr. Issam al-Chalabi,in a statement to the OPEC News Agency (OPECNA). The location of the proposedrefinery was not disclosed. Iraq's current refining capacity is understood to beover 400,000 b/d.
Mr. Chalabi also said that the extension of gas pipelines to industrial areashad been completed this...