Middle East Economic Survey


No 42



Jordans Zarqa Refinery May Be Expanded

The CEO of the Jordan Petroleum Refining Company (JRPC) Ahmad al-Rifa'i has confirmed that the companys 100,000 b/d refinery at Zarqa will be expanded and that JRPC will be restructured, according to a report in al-Hayat of 6 October. Mr Rifa'i added that JRPC had requested the services of a financial advisor for the project which would cost some $800mn. JRPC has a 50-year concession to...