Middle East Economic Survey
Bahrain/Kuwait Refinery Maintenance Shutdown Programs
Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) on 20 August shut down one of the two crude distillation units (CDUs) at the 262,000 b/d Sitra refinery for a six-week scheduled maintenance program. It had earlier been reported that the maintenance would begin in early August (MEES, 5 July 2004). There will also be a three-week shutdown of a crude pipeline to the refinery from Saudi...