Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 3

19-Jan-2009

IRAN

NIORDC Plans Maintenance Shutdown At Arak Refinery

The National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company (NIORDC) has announced a plan to shut down a number of units at its Arak refinery during the period 22 May-21 Junefor overhaul and maintenance. Dow Jones reported on 13 January that the 172,000 b/d throughput capacity refinery would not be fully shut down, and that NIORDC planned to make up for the shortfall in products by...