Middle East Economic Survey
Bahrain Protests Halt Refinery Exports
As Saudi soldiers and armored vehicles poured across Bahrains causeway Manama port employees stayed at home, halting all exports of refined products from the 262,000 b/d Sitra refinery on 16 March. Sitra refinery had partially closed on 16 February for scheduled maintenance, so the impact on markets will be slight. State-owned Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) also reported that staff...