Kuwait's plans to boost refining capacity by over 50 per cent are still on track, a senior oil official said, despite having to extend tenders to build a 615,000-barrel-per-day refinery that has faced delays and political opposition in the p
Texas-based CB&I has won a $370 million contract from Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) for setting up its new clean fuels project at the Mina Abdullah I refinery.
CB&I, a part of a joint venture led by Petrofac Int
The largest of Kuwait's three oil refineries was fully operational on Friday after a power cut shut all of them in the week, but the other two are still not at full production, a spokesman said.
The 460,000-barrels-per-day (bp
Kuwait's Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery, the Opec member's biggest, restarted after a brief shutdown on Wednesday and is expected to return to full capacity within 24 hours, a spokesman for operator Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said
An explosion killed four Asian workers at Kuwait's Ahmadi refinery on Saturday but it was not immediately clear whether production was affected, a spokesman for Kuwait National Petroleum Company said.
Several workers were injured at re
A small fire broke out early on Wednesday at Kuwait's largest refinery in Mina Al-Ahmadi, but was quickly put off without causing any damage or harming export, the state refiner said on Wednesday.
'The refinery is operating at full
Kuwait's oil minister has rejected charges by some politicians about legal violations in contracts awarded for a $15 billion oil refinery project.
He said the courts had ruled that they were baseless.
"The judiciary had concluded .
One worker was killed in a fire at Kuwait's 200,000 barrels per day Shuaiba refinery but there was no impact on operations, state news agency Kuna said on Monday.
Kuwait's smallest refinery was working at full capacity despite the fire, wh
Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) plans to invite bids by September for contracts worth a total of $3 billion for its new refinery, a report said.
The tender for the 615,000 barrel per day Al-Zour oil refinery will be open to local contr