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CrudeUnit At Ahmadi Refinery To Close For 70 Days, Ahmadi Back To Full Capacity 4Q2002

KuwaitNational Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced on 26 November that the 85,000 b/dcrude distillation unit (CDU) 3 at Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery would be closedin December for 70 days to allow the installation of a new heater. Fuel oiloutput from CDU 3 goes mainly to domestic power stations, and KNPC says itdecided to carry out the work during the winter when electricity...