Kuwait’s KIPIC starts operation of gas line feeding Al-Zour – ZAWYA

SourceZawya
SectorOil & Gas
CountryKuwait

Kuwait's KIPIC starts operation of gas line feeding Al-Zour Al-Zour will be the largest integrated refinery and petrochemicals plant in Kuwait    Oil rig workers work on the ChevronTexaco drilling platform January 15, 2003 near the Saudi Arabian border, Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purposes.DUBAI - Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Co (KIPIC) has begun operating the gas line that will feed its long-delayed Al-Zour refinery, state news agency KUNA said on Tuesday.Originally planned more than a decade ago but repeatedly delayed, Al-Zour will be the largest integrated refinery and petrochemicals plant in Kuwait.Al-Zour's production capacity is estimated at 615,000 barrels per day, increasing Kuwait's overall refining capacity to over 1.5 million barrels a day.KIPIC, a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, appointed a unit of U.S. multinational Honeywell International last...read more...