Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 36

3-September-2007

EGYPT

Mitsui, GS Engineering To Build Hydrocracker At Mostorod Refinery

Japans Mitsui said on 30 August that it and South Koreas GS Engineering and Construction had won a $1.8bn contract to construct a hydrocracker at the 135,000 b/d Mostorod oil refinery north of Cairo. The units, which will boost diesel and other middle distillate output, are expected to come on-stream by 2011. According to GS, the units include an 80,000 b/d vacuum...