Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 23

4-June-2007

tunisia

QP Signs MOU To Build Refinery In Tunisia

Qatar Petroleum (QP) on 26 May signed a memorandum of understanding with the Tunisian Ministry of Industry, Energy and Small and Medium Enterprises to build a new $2bn refinery at La Skhira. The state-owned Qatari company will build, own and operate the 120,000 b/d refinery and have the responsibility of financing and arranging construction contracts for it, as well as organizing the crude supply....