NO. 23

8 MARCH 1993


Shuaiba Refinery to Restart in June

The Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is tentatively planning torecommission the Shuaiba refinery in June at a rate of 130,000 b/d, according tostatement on 3 March by an unnamed Kuwaiti oil official. The Shuaiba plant,which was processing some 200,000 b/d prior to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, wasmore severely damaged than Kuwait's two other refineries, at Mina al-Ahmadi andMina Abdullah. The two latter plants are...