KUWAIT/SAUDI ARABIA/UAE

 

KNPC Moves Al-Zour Forward; Saudi Plants Online By End-14

 

Kuwaiti state refiner KNPC aims to invite bids in May for the long-delayed 615,000 b/d Al-Zour refinery. This would continue Kuwait’s remarkable downstream revival since ‘Ali al-’Umair was appointed Oil Minister in December. KNPC recently announced $12bn worth of contracts for a clean fuels project at 466,000 b/d Mina al-Ahmadi and 270,000 b/d Mina Abdullah refineries (MEES,...