No. 06

9 February 1998


KNPC Plans Maintenance Shut Down Of CDU At Mina Al Ahmadi On 15 March

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is planning to shut down its 120,000 b/dcrude distillation unit at the Mina al-Ahmadi refinery on 15 March for a period of 45 daysfor annual maintenance, according to an official source on 5 February. The plant is thelargest of Kuwait's three refineries with a capacity of 420,000 b/d..