Khan Younis, with a population of around 626,000, could be on the verge of collapse with the possibility of epidemic diseases engulfing it
Oman is considering building the refinery, the country’s third, with a capacity of 200,000 to 300,000 barrels per day, a Ministry of Oil official told Reuters in December. [ID:nL02101136]
International Oil Daily reported in February that the government had hired Britain-based Jacob’s Engineering to advise on the project and said it could cost as much as $7 billion to develop.
“It could be more than that,” Mohammad bin Hamad al-Rumhy told reporters on the sidelines of a conference in Muscat when asked about the $7 billion cost. “We are discussing the initial feasibility study of the project submitted by our consultants.”
Oman currently has two state-owned refineries -- Oman Refinery Company with a capacity of 106,000 barrels per day and Sohar Refinery Company with 116,400 barrels per day capacity.
The Japanese air-conditioning giant aims to implement a strategy to provide new value for the environment and air and realise contributions to a sustainable society and group growth, excerpts from an interview with Tuna Gulenc, Vice-President of Daikin Middle East and Africa