31 August 2012 16:28 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS)--Hong Kong-based Alafandi Petroleum Group has withdrawn a bid for the 161,800 bbl/day Petroplus refinery at Petit Couronne near ?xml:namespace>
The reports, citing Petroplus’ French insolvency administrators, said that after Alafandi’s withdrawal the only bid left for the refinery was by Netoil, a United Arab Emirates-based energy firm.
Alafandi could not be reached for comment on Friday. On its website, the company still posted details about its bid, but added that the offer was not complete. Petroplus and its administrators were not immediately available to comment.
The Petit Couronne refinery is one of five European refineries affected by the insolvency of Switzerland-based independent oil firm Petroplus earlier this year.
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