No. 41



Plan To Restart Ahmadis CDU 4 Postponed One Week

The Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) has postponed plans to restart the 200,000 b/d No 4 crude distillation unit (CDU) at the Mina al-Ahmadi refinery on 7 October by about a week. The 120,000 b/d CDU 3 is scheduled to restart next February (MEES, 18 September). The two units were shut down after an explosion and fire at Ahmadi on 25 June which resulted in extensive damage to the 122,000 b/d CDU 5,...