Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



Fire Forces Closure Of Desulfurization Unit At KPCs Rotterdam Refinery

A fire broke out on 14 February in one of the desulfurization units at Kuwait Petroleum Corporations (KPCs) 80,000 b/d Europoort refinery in Rotterdam. No one was injured and the cause of the blaze, which took more than 24 hours to contain, has yet to be determined. KPC did not elaborate on the extent or cost of the damage. Kuwaits domestic refineries have been...