Qatar Petroleum has announced the “successful” startup of the Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) Refinery project located in Mostorod, north of Cairo.
Oman's oil minister said on Sunday he was excited to be part of a Sri Lanka oil refinery project in a sign that plans for the sultanate's involvement may be back on track.
About 30,000 barrels per day of crude will be trucked to Iran's Kermanshah refinery in the first instance, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said.
Turkish authorities arrested four people over Wednesday's explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery which killed four people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.
The British-Dutch oil giant Shell said it was shutting down Europe's biggest refinery after a pre-dawn fire broke out at a power station on the vast site on Sunday.
France's government stepped up efforts Tuesday to break blockades and strikes at refineries that are threatening to paralyse the country just three weeks ahead of the Euro 2016 football tournament.