Kuwaiti Water and Electricity Minister Abdulaziz al-Ibrahim has resigned, the state news agency Kuna said on Monday, more than a month after a widespread power cut hit the Gulf state.
The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed Al A
Kuwait hopes to get its Mina Abdullah oil refinery back to full production on Monday but the Shuaiba refinery is expected to take longer to return to normal after a power cut last week, the operator said on Sunday.
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
More than 2 million people were without power in the mid-Atlantic region on Saturday from hurricane-force winds that ripped through the area overnight.
Restoring power in storm-damaged parts of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the Dis
Bahrain has stepped up efforts to avert power cuts across the kingdom with the Cabinet meeting urging speedy repairs to electrical faults.
The meeting, chaired by Deputy Premier Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, gave instructions to