VOL. XLIV

No. 09

26-February-2001

KUWAIT

KOC Tackles Oil Fire And Gas Leak Within 48 Hours Of Each Other

Five employees of the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) were injured when a fire broke out on 20 February at gathering center (GC) 2 in the Burgan oilfield. The company said that damage caused by the fire was limited and did not affect production. On 21 February Kuwait National Petroleum Companys (KNPCs) emergency services at Mina al-Shu'ayba and Mina al-Ahmadi oil refineries were put on alert after a...