Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



Shuayba Refinery Heavy Oil Unit Closed For Maintenance

A residue processing (heavy oil) unit at Kuwaits Shuayba refinery has been shut down for unscheduled maintenance that is expected to take about one month to complete, a Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) official told the daily al-Qabas on 30 May. He said there was no major technical problem at the unit, and added that the shutdown would not affect output from the 200,000 b/d...