Iraq Awards Contract  For 70k B/D Basra Refinery Expansion

Iraq’s oil ministry has awarded Czech contractor Technoexport a project to build a new 70,000 b/d CDU at the 210,000 b/d Basra refinery. Technoexport added a similar unit at the three-train refinery in 2013.

Construction of the fourth CDU will be a separate project to an upgrading capacity expansion at Basra, for which France’s Technip and Japanese engineering consultant Unico were awarded a project...