Eng. Noureddine Makhlouf is fired from the Department of General Corporation for refining and assigning Eng. Nazih Jouhara as his successor
Dr. Adel Safar, Prime Minister issued a decision fired Eng. Noureddine Makhlouf from office as Director General of the General Corporation for Oil Refining and distribution of petroleum products. And assigning, Nazih Jouhara production manager at the Banias refinery as his successor.
The decision “according to sources with Ministry of Oil,” came at the desire of the ministry to develop the refining industry to keep up with the Oil Ministry in the development of other sectors.
General Corporation for Oil Refining and distribution of petroleum products issued by Legislative Decree No. / 14 / for the year 2009, which restructured its refining sector and the distribution of oil and oil derivatives, and to make the institution is the authority of administrative and technical assistance to existing and future companies and projects, refining and distribution of.
Both HRC and Banias Refinery Company, storage and distribution of petroleum products /Mahroukat are affiliated to The corporation.
Jouhara was born in Hamidiya in Tartus in 1957 earned a Chemical and Petroleum Engineering from the Faculty of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering – Al-Baath University – in 1981 and appointed to the Banias refinery engineer in the Directorate of Operations in 1982, then served as Chairman of the Department of headway and Almirox in the refinery, and then appointed director of production at the Banias refinery even named as Director General of the General Corporation for Oil Refining and distribution of petroleum products.