ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Takreers flagship 600,000 tons per year API Group II/III base oils plant at Ruwais, U.A.E., is facing further delays and may not start production this year, according to an executive at Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.s marketing and refining directorate.
We expect production to start sometime in the fourth quarter, said the executive, who asked not to be named. It might be October, or it could be later. Takreer, which is wholly owned by Adnoc, is conducting precommissioning trials to iron out technical problems, the spokesperson added.
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