Egypt builds high-conversion refinery

Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) is building Egypt's first refinery to involve private investment, one of the largest grassroots refineries to start up this year.The $1.2-billion refinery being built in the Ameryia Free Zone of Alexandria will have a capacity of 100,000 b/d (5 million tonnes/year-tpy).When complete in May 2001, the refinery will be one of the most sophisticated in the Mediterranean area. It aims to produce high-quality products for both domestic and export consumption. Local markets especially need the LPG and diesel products from this refinery.MIDOR has seven shareholders: Egyptian Petroleum Corp. (EGPC; 40%), Britain's BVI Medor (20%), Cayman Island's NBE Fi...

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