Kuwaiti state upstream firm KOC has for the second time awarded a contract to build a pipeline to deliver crude oil to a new 615,000 b/d refinery under construction at Al-Zour in Kuwaiti portion of the Neutral Zone. Kuwait’s Supreme Petroleum Council canceled the original contract – awarded to Dubai’s Dodsal Group at a cost of KD260mn ($853mn) – after the government’s central tenders committee heard that the bid was not the lowest. India’s Larsen &...