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New gas processing facility in Bahrain

Petrofac will have it’s first project in Bahrain installing a new gas dehydration facility.  It will be 500mm cubic feet and will be the first of a series over the next three to five years. To read more click here.  

Contracts worth $300 mn signed between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia for new oil pipeline

Contracts worth $300m have been signed to construct a new 350,000-barrel per day (bpd) oil pipeline between the two countries, with the link due to be operational in 2018. To read more click here.    

New oil pipeline to be established between Bahrain and KSA this year

Bids have been made for the construction of the new oil pipeline between Bahrain and KSA, replacing the old pipeline which is unable to meet technical needs due to its age. To read more click here.

PRIME Announces our ISO 9001:2008 Certification

September 7, 2015 PRIME’s Management and Team are proud to announce that we are now certified as an ISO 9001:2008 compliant organization. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global, nongovernmental standards-writing body who has published more than 20,500 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry across business, government and society.  IOS […]

Dragon City to open in December 2015

A 780 outlet retail and wholesale development will be open in Bahrain as part of the National Day festivities in December of this year.  Chinamex vice-chairman Z J Kung said “The city will be a major destination for tourism, retail selling and leisure, with visitors expected to exceed three million annually,”. To read more click here.

Bahrain’s non-oil sector grows 5% in first quarter

Constituting more than 80 percent of Bahrain’s GDP, Bahrain’s non-oil sector saw strong growth at 5.0 percent in the first quarter of 2015, the Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) revealed. To read more click here.