No. 38

18 September 2000


KNPC Plans To Start Ahmadis 200,000 B/D CDU 4 In Early October

MEES learns that Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) plans to restart the 200,000 b/d No 4 crude distillation unit (CDU) at the Ahmadi refinery in early October and the 120,000 b/d CDU 3 next February. The two units were shut down after an explosion and fire at Mina al-Ahmadi refinery on 25 June that killed six workers and injured 50. The explosion resulted in extensive damage to the...