Dr Dawood Nasif appointed as chairman of Bapco board

In May this year, Bapco announced that it has reached financial close on its multi-billion dollar Bapco Modernisation Programme

Dr Dawood Nasif, newly appointed chairman of Bapco board. (Image courtesy: National Oil & Gas Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain)
Dr Dawood Nasif, newly appointed chairman of Bapco board. (Image courtesy: National Oil & Gas Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain)

According to a report from Bahrain News Agency, oil minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa has issued edict 9 of 2019 reforming the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) board.

Dr Dawood Nasif has been appointed as chairman of the Bapco board, which includes Mohammed Abulla Al-Jamea, Nasser Sultan Al-Suweidi, Abdulmajid Ali Al-Awadhi, Abdulmajid Bashir Al-Qassab, Youssef Abdulla Humood and Dr Ashok Krishna as members, the report says.

In March this year, Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa laid the foundation stone of the modernisation project of Bapco refinery.

In December 2017, TechnipFMC announced that, jointly with Samsung Engineering and Tecnicas Reunidas, it has been awarded a $4.2bn contract by Bapco for the Bapco Modernisation Programme (BMP).

The project is located on Bahrain’s Eastern coast and entails the expansion of the capacity of the existing Sitra oil refinery from 267,000 up to 360,000 barrels per day (bpd), improve energy efficiency, valorisation of the heavy part of the crude oil barrel (bottom of the barrel), enhancing products slate and meeting environmental compliance.

The project is being executed on engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) lump-sum turnkey basis and is slated for completion in 2022.

For the latest refining and petrochemical industry related videos, subscribe to our YouTube page.

For all the latest refining and petrochemical news from the Middle East countries, follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn, like us on Facebook.

You may also like

OQ, office of minister of state and governor of Musandam ink MoC to finance social investment projects
Since inception, OQ has been playing a significant role in supporting education, innovation, culture and heritage projects, economic welfare, health and environment
Five minutes with Hatem Al Mosa, CEO, Sharjah National Oil Corporation
I believe that by 2030 the price benchmark will be set by renewables – not by supply and demand – because they will be the main competition for oil and gas. It is already much cheaper to produce green energy, and it will only get cheaper with time. What we are seeing is a temporary setback for renewables and fossil energy. When demand resumes growing, renewables will grab the lion’s share
Editor's comment: Preparing for post-Covid-19 scenario
For chemicals used to fight Covid-19, prices have stayed moderate, while fertiliser prices improved by 3% in March 2020 compared with February 2020
Airborne Oil & Gas appoints William de la Motte as chief financial officer
He is based at Airborne Oil & Gas’ headquarters in Ijmuiden in The Netherlands, where it also hosts its 24/7 TCP manufacturing plant

MOST POPULAR