Abu Dhabi brings in the company that built its Ruwais refinery to repair the fire-damaged RFCC. The unit will not be started up until early 2019, forcing Adnoc to continue importing gasoline.

Abu Dhabi state petroleum firm Adnoc has awarded Korea’s GS Engineering and Construction an $865mn contract to repair a residue fluid catalytic cracker (RFCC) plant at the company’s Ruwais Expansion refinery.

The RFCC has been fully shut down since March after a fire in January. Although...