Construction of the largest oil refinery in Iraq, Basra

Construction of the largest oil refinery in Iraq, Basra

Monday 23 July 2018 01:57 PM

Construction of the largest oil refinery in Iraq BasraBAGHDAD / The oil expert, Hamza al-Jawahri, said on Monday that the oil refinery approved at the donor conference for construction in the province of Basra will be launched in the coming days.

“The oil refinery approved at the donors’ conference in Kuwait with a capacity of 300 thousand barrels per day has been referred to a Chinese company and signed the construction contract and completed all the procedures set up in the district of Faw in the province of Basra,” he said.

“The Chinese company will start building the refinery in the next few days and the refinery will be the highest production capacity in Iraq,” he said.

During the recent donors’ conference in Kuwait, the National Investment Commission presented three oil refining projects with a capacity of 600,000 barrels per day, the largest of which is Basra with a capacity of 300,000 barrels, two in Dhi Qar and Anbar with 150,000 barrels each.

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