Bahraini state firm Bapco, operator of the country’s sole Sitra refinery announced on 23 May the formation of the Bahrain Gasoline Blending (BGB) joint venture with UK road fuels supplier Greenergy, to establish a regional gasoline blending hub at the plant.

Greenergy says BGB will begin blending gasoline at Sitra using blend components from the Sitra refinery and also purchased from third parties. Finished gasoline will be sold to Bapco and to customers “in the region and...