No. 37

14 September 1998


Kuwait To Launch Sale Of Unleaded Gasoline On Local Market In October

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) - the wholly-owned local refining andmarketing subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) - announced on 7 Septemberthat it will launch domestic sales of unleaded gasoline as of 1 October. The change overto the production and marketing of the new fuel is estimated to have cost KNPC aboutKD56mn ($182mn), and to encourage the use of...