Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 4

22-Jan-2007

Bahrain

Bapco To Start Production Of Low Sulfur Diesel From New Hydrocracker In Late March

Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) announced on 15 January that its new hydrocracker unit would start production of low sulfur diesel on 20 March. The low sulfur diesel project (LSDP) will reduce the sulfur content of Bapco diesel pool from an average of 0.65% (6,500 parts per million) to 0.001% (10 ppm) and allow the company to export to markets where sulfur...