Iraq is undertaking much-needed work on war-damaged refineries, including the flagship Baiji plant. However, delays at the greenfield Karbala project suggest revamps will provide the only capacity boost to 2021.

 

Iraq’s North Refineries Company (NRC) is tendering for equipment including electric motors, pumps and compressors, to be used in the rehabilitation of two units of the Baiji refinery in the northwestern Salahuddin province. Minister of Oil Jabbar al-Luaibi said in...