Bahrain Studies Plan for the Modernization of the Bapco Refinery 

The Bahraini Minister of Industry and Development, Mr. Yusuf al-Shirawi, said in an interview published on 19 July in the Bahraini weekly al-Adhwaa that the Bahraini Government was at present studying a plan for the upgrading of the 250,000 b/d Bapco refinery - owned 60% by the Bahraini Government and 40% by Caltex of the US.

The plan, which has been approved in principle by the Bahraini Council of Ministers,...