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Shafaq News / Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani arrived today, Saturday, in Karbala province, according to the local government of the province.
A statement issued by the province said that the Sudanese was received by the governor of Karbala Nassif Jassim Al-Khatabi, and the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani.
In turn, the Sudanese Media Office announced that the latter opened the strategic Karbala refinery with a production capacity of up to 140,000 barrels per day.
For his part, Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Oil Minister Hayyan Abdul Ghani announced in a press statement on the sidelines of the opening of the refinery, the start of the commercial production phase in the strategic Karbala refinery.
In October 2022, former Oil Minister Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail announced the start of the trial operation activities of the Karbala oil refinery.
The former oil minister confirmed that the ministry has achieved today a major achievement that has not been achieved in the refining industry for more than forty years, represented by the start of the trial operation activities of the giant Karbala refinery with a capacity of 140,000 barrels.
The minister also said that the Karbala refinery project is the largest project to be implemented despite economic and health challenges. It will secure light oil products, which reduces 60 percent of imports and provides hard currency, as it will produce 9 million liters of high-octane gasoline and 3 million white oil and other products, noting that this project, which has been completed, is one of the projects supporting the national economy and sustainable development.