RAS TANURA refinery in Saudi Arabia caught fire Nov. 30, burning for about 2 hr, according to press reports from the Persian Gulf. The fire was believed to have started in the 450,000 b/d refinery's naphtha reformer. Cause was not determined at presstime.
POLIMEX-CEKOP LTD., Warsaw, let contract to KTI Group BY, Zoetermeer, Netherlands, to build a 700,000 ton/year crude catalytic reformer unit based on UOP platformer technology to produce unleaded gasoline at Mzrip Plock, Poland. KTI, working with parent Mannesmann AG, expects to complete the project by yearend 1993,
GENCOR GROUP of South Africa plans to spend $265 million to upgr...