Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 16

17-April-2006

SYRIA

Syrias Homs Refinery To Be Revamped

The 120,000 b/d Homs refinery in Syria is about to undergo major revamping costing some $130mn, according to the refinerys Manager Ahmad Hammud. The refinery, built in 1959, will maintain its capacity of 120,000 b/d for about 15 years and focus on achieving international environmental standards. The upgrading will include the construction of a $15.5mn large boiler with a capacity of 190 tons/hour and...