The Ruwais refinery, a $10 billion project of the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer) is on the expansion track as scheduled.
This project on completion will increase Takreer?s refining capacity by 417,000 barrels per day and nearly double its production of transportation fuels.
The project is developed in eight parts, including crude distillation and sulphur recovery facilities, a residue fluidized catalytic cracker, offsite and utilities, storage tanks, infrastructure work, marine works, and two separate packages for the site preparation works.
?We are confident, the project will be completed by the end of 2013,? Jasem Ali Al Sayegh, Takreer?s general manager, said at an industrial conference in Abu Dhabi.
Takreer is a unit of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc); the project commenced in 201