Middle East Economic Survey


No 24



Sonatrach Reports Fire At Skikda Oil Refinery Complex

Sonatrach on 6 June reported that a fire had broken out at its 335,000 b/d oil refinery complex at Skikda. The state-owned company said several persons suffered slight injuries but there was no major damage to facilities. Sonatrach said a preliminary investigation attributed the cause of fire to an accumulation of heavy hydrocarbons in pipelines linking the refinery to a new loading...