Middle East Economic Survey


No 36



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...