No. 48



UAE Group Plans Petroleum Coke Plant

A group of 20 UAE investors have unveiled plans to build in the UAE a Dh600mn ($163mn)plant to produce 500,000 tons/year of calcined petroleum coke, scheduled to come on streamby the second half of 2000, the UAE daily Gulf News said last week. Calcinedpetroleum coke is used in the manufacture of aluminum and the project is being set up totarget demand from the Gulfs existing aluminum smelters in Dubai and Bahrain, as well...