Increase in daily production of Aden Refinery [Archives:2004/728/Local News]

April 12 2004

Daily production of oil derivatives at Aden's refinery increased from 85,000 barrels per day during March of last year to 100,000 barrels daily during each of January and February of this year.
Statistics issued by the Marketing and Production Department of Aden's refinery indicate that the monthly production of various oil derivatives reached 3 million barrels during January and February of this year, an increase of 450 thousand barrels from that during the same period of last year. The increase comes following the introduction of two new production units capable of refining 120 thousand barrels per day.
The department also recorded during the first week of this month an output of 8320 tons of oil derivatives marketed for local consumption.