Rehabilitation oil refineries in four governorates

  • 24-10-2021, 22:38
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    the North Refineries Projects Authority announced starting of the rehabilitation of the refineries in four governorates.

    The director general of the authority, Atta Oliwi Hussein, told the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the authority's staff have begun to implement the reconstruction of the filtration complex in Baiji, in addition to the works and rehabilitation of external refineries that extend in four governorates, namely Salah al-Din, Anbar, Nineveh and Kirkuk," noting that "" The project included three main phases, and the first and second phases were completed, and the third is in the process of being completed, and has contributed to the refinery reaching a total refining capacity of 140,000 barrels per day. 

    He added, "The reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Salah al-Din 1 Refinery has been completed with its four units, which include an atmospheric distillation unit with a capacity of 70,000 barrels per day, a light distillate hydrogenation unit with a capacity of 29,000 barrels per day, a gasoline improvement unit with a capacity of 8,000 barrels per day, and a liquid gas unit consisting of two units of amine and liquid gas with a capacity of 540,000 tons annually, in addition to the unit of flame gases."