Power Outage Downs KPC Plants


Output from KNPC’s three refineries was halted by a 22 January power outage; two plants have yet to be restored to full capacity. While the company struggled to repair aging electricity supply equipment and restart refinery units, it maintained local products supplies and exports from stocks.

Kuwait’s refineries – 466,000 b/d Mina al-Ahmadi, 270,000 b/d Mina Abdullah and 200,000 b/d Shuaiba – are built closely...