Enoc plans to expand its Jebel Ali facility to produce 210,000 barrels a day. (Image Credit: Gulf News archive)

Enoc announces $1b refinery expansion

The expansion of its Jebel Ali refinery facility by 70,000 barrels a day is to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2019

Dubai: Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) announced on Monday the expansion of its Jebel Ali refinery facility by 70,000 barrels a day at a cost of more than $1 billion.

The expansion, announced in a statement, represents a 50 per cent increase in refinery capacity and is to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2019. The facility, built in 1999, was last expanded in 2010.

The project to expand the facility to 210,000 barrels a day from 140,000 barrels a day consists of three separate packages. The cost is estimated to be “in excess” of $1 billion, Enoc said in a statement.

The main package includes adding a new...Read more...

Source:gulfnews.com