Ste. Nationale Elf Aquitaine will spend 1.7 billion francs ($283 million) on two refining projects in France designed to boost production of unleaded gasoline. It will build a 15,800 b/d continuous catalytic reformer at the 200,000 b/d Donges refinery in Britanny and a 6,750 b/d alkylation plant at Lavera in southern France where its chemicals subsidiary Atochem has a manufacturing operation. The two new units will complete the 2.5 billion franc ($416 million) spending program launched in 1990

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