Algeria Advances Refining Expansion With Start Of Biskra Construction
Algeria on 15 September started construction of a new $3bn, 5mn tons/year (100,000 b/d) refinery near the city of Biskra 300km southeast of Algiers: the first of four new plants totalling 400,000 b/d set to come onstream by 2017.
The Biskra plant will produce 500,000 t/y (11,600 b/d) of gasoline, 220,000 t/y (7,000 b/d) of LPG and 169,000 t/y (3,600 b/d) of Kerosene, according to energy...