Bahrain Refinery sees record production
Manama, April 17, 2012
Bahrain Refinery has reported an overall annual output of 96.026 million barrels last year exceeding the projected production by 50,000 barrels despite the unrest.
The National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) released the updated figures in its annual report for 2011.
Bahrain's annual imports of Saudi crude oil for refining topped 79.263 million barrels last year.
The annual output of crude oil from Abu Sa'afa field topped 53.936 million barrels last year.
The Noga 2011 statistical survey also reported an output of 15.516 million barrels from Bahrain Oil Field.
Tatweer Petroleum Company has succeeded in increasing the output of crude oil from Bahrain Oil Field by up to 50 per cent since its inception in 2009.
The Gulf Petrochemicals Industries Company reported an all-time high output of urea.
The Bahrain National Gas Company's output of propane, butane and naphtha also soared by 4.3 per cent compared with 2010 results.
Overall local sales of oil by-products topped 8.787 million barrels, with airport sales reaching 4.604 million barrels. -TradeArabia News Service