Middle East Economic Survey


No 13



Skikda Refinery Restarts After Fire

Production resumed at Algerias Skikda refinery on 19 March following a fire in a water cooling unit on 17 March. No injuries were reported. The official APS news agency quoted the Ministry of Energy and Mines as saying: The fire, which was brought under control by intervention units did not cause any victims and the refinery was gradually being restarted on Saturday [19 March]. The 335,000 b/d...