The In-Line Blending facility project was the first step in modernizing the refinery of Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco). The project was successfully completed and inaugurated in June 2000. The facility comprises of three sections, batch blending of gasoline, batch blending of diesel oil, and continuous blending of fuel oil. At the core of these state of the art facilities are highly advanced analyzers that monitor and control the blending state of products on line from among the most recently developed analyzers in the world, which were the first to be employed in the Middle East. The EPC Contractor for the project was JGC Corporation, MCSC was the General Contractor for piping and mechanical activities.