No. 42



Ahmadis CDU 4 Restarts At 130,000 B/D

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said on 11 October that it had restarted the No 4 crude distillationunit (CDU) at Mina al-Ahmadi refinery at a reduced rate of 130,000 b/d. The unit emerged unscathed after the explosion and fire at Ahmadi on 25 June, but its scheduled restart on 7 October was delayed for a few days (MEES, 9 October). KNPC said that CDU 4 would reach its maximum capacity of 200,000 b/d soon. The...