PetroRabigh starts initial gasoline output

08 August 2010

Saudi Arabia's Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, has announced it has started initial gasoline production on Friday after a technical glitch hit the unit last week, Reuters has reported. The firm said that the unit, known as high olefin fluid catalytic cracker, was shut due to a glitch in one of its pumps. PetroRabigh has the capacity to produce up to 60,000 barrels per day of high octane gasoline converted from fuel oil.

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