Bahrain Review

The refinery achieved a record crude throughput in 2015, processing an average of 265,634 bpd against a nameplate capacity of 262,000 bpd. This was the highest crude run in the last 10 years, an achievement par excellenceThe year 2015 was very good for the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) from a...






The Bahrain Petroleum Company had a terrific year operationally and financially in 2015. The company’s earnings were more than two times that we earned in 2014, says Dr PETE BARTLETT, chief executive, BapcoThere couldn’t be a more favourable time for progressing with the large Bapco Modernisation...






During 2015, the firm also undertook 1,904 commercial commitments totalling $455 million. The major awards included the new 500 mmscfd NAG central gas dehydration unit construction, says ANDREW KERSHAW, CEO Tatweer PetroleumTatweer Petroleum, a joint venture of three strategic partners – nogaholding...






Tatweer launched the Individual Development Plan programme for its employees as part of its commitment to train and develop all Bahraini employees in their respective fields of responsibility, says HISHAM ZUBARI, deputy CEO, Tatweer PetroleumOver the past six years of operations Tatweer Petroleum...






Cost rationalisation efforts – including deferring or cancelling projects – were stepped up during 2015 without compromising operational integrity, safety or security, says Banagas chief executive Dr Shaikh Mohamed Bin Khalifa Al KhalifaBahrain National Gas Company (Banagas) has stepped up its cost...






The project is expected to take 32 months to be ready for a trial run and start operations in September 2018. It is one of the largest projects implemented by the company in terms of capital, energy utilisation and providing job opportunities to BahrainisBahrain National Gas Company (Banagas) is a...






The main focus for nogaholding in 2016 will be the BMP even as the company has also started looking at financing some of the projects it had begun already, says SHAIKH MOHAMED BIN KHALIFA BIN AHMED AL KHALIFA, chief executive, nogaholdingBahrain’s Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding), the...






For the first time Banagas received the International Sector Award which demonstrates the company’s best health and safety management performance within the oil and gas industry in the regionBanagas continues to be internationally recognised for its world class standards of occupational safety...






Despite a sharp drop in market prices in 2015, GPIC was able to sustain its profitability due to its efficient and streamlined operations and cost optimisation initiatives, says GPIC president DR ABDULRAHMAN JAWAHERYBahrain’s Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) plans to achieve this year a...






Against the backdrop of weaker hydrocarbons prices, Bahrain is stepping up counter-cyclical downstream investments aimed at boosting energy and economic securityBahrain is constructing a $600-million liquefied natural gas (LNG) distribution centre which is set to become a hub for Russian LNG in the...






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