No. 06

9 February 1998


BAPCO Refinery Schedules Maintenance Shutdown Of Catalytic Cracker On 18 February

The state-owned Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) has announced that a maintenanceshutdown of the catalytic cracking unit at the 250,000 b/d refinery has been scheduled tobegin on 18 February. According to the refinery's General Manager, Mr. Husain Tadin, theunit which processes some 45,000 b/d will be closed for six weeks.