Arab News, Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 | Safar 2,1440
Saudi Aramco, Bapco face growing demand for energy in Bahrain
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Aramco and
Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) announced on Tuesday the successful operation
of the AB-4 crude oil pipeline as part of a new phase of the Aramco-Bahrain
crude oil pipeline strategy to meet the growing demand for energy in Manama.
The new 112 kilometer-long pipeline can transport up to 350,000 barrels of crude
oil per day. It starts from Saudi Aramco facilities in Abqaiq and ends at Bapco
refinery in Bahrain, Saudi state TV Al-Ekhbariya reported.
It consists of three parts: a 42-kilometer pipe on the Saudi side, another 28 km
pipe in Bahrain, and a 42-kilometer pipe underwater.
The operation of the AB-4 pipeline marks a new chapter in the special
relationship between Saudi Aramco and Bahrain's Bapco.