Baiji refinery to resume production of gasoline and is preparing to refine 70 thousand barrels per day
09:43 - 18/03/2019
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Information / Baghdad ..
The Ministry of Oil announced on Monday the imminent return of Al-Samoud Refinery (Baiji) production of gasoline by one million and 300 thousand liters per day, stressing the work to increase refining capacity of the refinery to reach 70 thousand barrels per day.
"The ministry is keen to raise the capacity of refineries throughout the country and to cover the local need through the addition of new units to improve gasoline and oil derivatives and work to increase the capacity," said Undersecretary for Refining Affairs Hamid Al-Zobaie in a statement published by the official newspaper Al-Sabah. Refining and implementing a number of strategic projects. "
"The refining capacity of Al-Sumoud Refinery (Baiji) is currently estimated at 45,000 barrels per day, and the technical and engineering staff there are working to increase the refining capacity of the refinery," he said, adding that he expects to reach 70,000 barrels per day, Liter per day of benzene, which will contribute to reduce the volume of imports significantly. "
Al-Zobaie said that "rehabilitation operations of Al-Samoud refineries (Baiji) are carried out through Iraqi technical staffs and available facilities, revealing that the next few days will witness the completion of the rehabilitation of the refinery (Saladin 1), then the immediate rehabilitation of Refinery (Salah al-Din 2) Full and re-production of a capacity of 140 thousand barrels per day, as usual, especially that the gangsters of the gangs advocated defeated the destruction of the refinery completely, but the efforts of the ministry's staff was rehabilitated at an exceptional time. Ending / 25