Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 1-2

1/8-Jan-2007

KUWAIT

Kuwait Establishes Private Company To Utilize CO2

A new privately-owned company to collect carbon dioxide generated in power and desalination plants and refineries in Kuwait was formed last month, according to an announcement in the press on 21 December. The companys board chairman and managing director Hammud al-Ruqba, said the new firm, set up with the aim of protecting the environment, would use the collected CO2 for injection in oil...