Bapco Modernization

It aims to boost processing capacity of the country’s only oil refinery to 360,000 barrels per day (bpd) from its current 267,000 bpd under its BAPCO Modernization Program (BMP).
The expansion is expected to cost about $5 billion, according to the sources.

  • Developer/Owner: Bapco, Noga Holding
  • Value ($bl): $4.5
  • Status: Upcoming
  • Area: Southern Governorate



Aluminum Downstream Cluster – Alba line 6

Aluminum Bahrain (Alba) has received government approval for its Line 6 expansion project, which will cost $3.5 billion and on completion make it the world’s largest single site smelter.
The project is expected to boost the company’s annual output by 514,000 tones to 1.45 million tones a year, stated Shaikh Daij bin Salman bin Daij Al Khalifa, the chairman of board of directors at Alba.

  • Developer/Owner: Alba
  • Value ($bl): $3
  • Status: Upcoming
  • Area: Southern Governorate



LNG Terminal

Bahrain LNG WLL is a newly formed company for the development of an LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) receiving and regasification terminal in Bahrain, owned 30% by The Oil & Gas Holding Company (nogaholding), 30% by Teekay LNG Partners, 20% by Samsung C&T and 20% by the Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC).

  • Developer/Owner: Noga Holding
  • Value ($bl): $0.665
  • Status: Upcoming
  • Area: Muharraq Governorate



Gulf Aluminum Rolling Mill (GARMCO)

Bahrain-based Gulf Aluminum Rolling Mill (GARMCO) is the first and one of the largest downstream aluminum facilities in the Middle East for rolling, cutting and fabricating aluminum. With an annual production capacity of 165,000 tonnes, GARMCO special.

  • Developer/Owner: Garmco
  • Value ($bl): $345 million



SULB Company

SULB STEEL is a joint venture between Foulath and Japan-based Yamato Kogyo. SULB has two rolling mills, one in KSA (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and one in Bahrain’s Al-Hidd Industrial area and is a fully integrated producer from DRI to finished steel produce.

  • Developer/Owner: Foulath, Japan-based Yamato Kogyo,Kuwait Foundry, Gulf Investment Corporation, Al-Kharafi Group and Qatar Steel
  • Value ($bl): $1.4 billion



Arab Shipbuilding & Repair Yard

Its leading range of facilities includes a 500,000dwt drydock, two floating docks of 252m and 227m in length, 15 repair berths with a total length of approximately 4,000m, twin 255m slipways, as well as a full range of workshops and service centres.

  • Developer/Owner: ASRY
  • Value ($bl): $200 million



Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company was established in December 1979 as a joint venture between GCC member states for the manufacture of fertilizers and petrochemicals. The joint venture is equally owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saud.

  • Developer/Owner: GPIC
  • Value ($bl): $50 million



Bahrain International Investment Park

Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP) will be a landmark development in Bahrain, positioned as a location for high quality foreign direct investment and export oriented domestic projects. BIIP will focus on attracting high value added projects which will help create high quality employment and wealth in an attractive world-class physical environment. It is envisaged that investment in the Park will be primarily in internationally traded manufacturing or services activities.

  • Developer/Owner: MOIC
  • Value ($bl): TBD
  • Status: Existing
  • Area: Muharraq Governorate



Bahrain Investment Wharf

Bahrain Investment Wharf (BIW) is one of the largest development projects in Bahrain, and the only privately-owned, operated and managed industrial park in the Kingdom. Covering an area of 1.7 million square metres in the new Hidd Industrial Development Zone, this groundbreaking project is a mixed-use industrial, business, logistics, information technology, commercial and residential development estate.

  • Developer/Owner: MOIC
  • Value ($bl): TBD
  • Status: Existing
  • Area: Muharraq Governorate