Iraq to Build 150,000 bpd Refinery in Kirkuk

Reuters, April 15, 2019

Iraq’s oil ministry will construct a new 150,000 bpd oil refinery in Kirkuk, Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban said on Monday.

The ministry has put the final touches on building an investment refinery in Kirkuk with a capacity of 150,000 barrels per day and according to the latest international standards,” Ghadhban said during a visit to the northern city.

(Reporting by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Louise Heavens)

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