Oil and Environment Minister inaugurates fuel farm project at Bahrain International Airport
TDT | Manama
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The Oil and Environment Minister and the Special Envoy for Climate Affairs, Dr. Mohammed bin Mubarak bin Dainah, yesterday inaugurated the fuel farm project at the Bahrain International Airport (BIA).
The inauguration ceremony, held under the patronage of the minister, was attended by Bahrain Airport Jet Fuel Company (BAJFC) chairman Mark Thomas Group Chief Executive Officer of Bapco Energies, Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) Chief Executive Officer and other officials from partner companies.
The minister affirmed that the current development in implementing economic projects contributed to achieving the objectives of the comprehensive development process led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and reflected the directives of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.
Dr. Bin Dainah welcomed the modernisation of services, oil facilities and infrastructure in BIA utilising advanced and efficient technology that is compliant with environmental standards and international health and safety measures.
The new project enhances Bahrain’s global position as a main hub for jet fuel services, the minister said, noting that the fuel farm was equipped with the latest technology, a network of underground pipelines and advanced storage facilities, which will contribute to operational efficiency, reducing environmental impact and offering world class services that target sustainable economic growth.
Dr. Bin Dainah said the project came to meet the increase in demand on jet fuel as the global aviation sector recovers its levels of activity following the Covid-19 pandemic.