TUNISIA
 
QPI Steps Back From Tunisia Refinery Project
 
State-owned Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) has pulled out of a $3bn dollar refinery project in Tunisia. The mooted project was to have had a capacity of 250,000-350,000 b/d, and would have eliminated the need for imports of refined products into the country.
 
Instead, Tunis will proceed with plans for a refinery able to process at least 100,000 b/d, Tawfiq Bendali, executive director of strategy at the...