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Oman’s ORPIC Shuts Sohar Oil Refinery Following Technical Issues

Gulf Business, November 29, 2016

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (ORPIC) has shut down its 116,000 barrel per day Sohar oil refinery because of technical issues, the company said via its official Twitter account on Monday. “Sohar Refinery is experiencing a total safe shutdown due to technical issues, this will result in irregular flaring,” ORPIC said without giving other details or specifying how long the shutdown might last. It added that a maintenance team had started to resolve the issue.

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