Oil Treating & Refining News in Kuwait

Al-Zour Refinery is Set to Open, with Long-term Implications for Oil and Product Markets
6/10/2022 - Kuwait's Al-Zour Refinery has began operations at one of its CDUs. The 615 kbd refinery is one of the world's largest, marking the largest increase in global refining capacity in years and the largest...
Handover of MAB1 Facilities at Kuwait’s Clean Fuels Project
7/13/2021 - Petrofac's team delivering the Clean Fuels Project in Kuwait has achieved the Provisional Turnover of Facilities (PTOF) for Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) Mina Abdullah Refinery Package 3 ...
Fluor Joint Venture Successfully Starts Up Boilers at New Al-Zour Refinery
9/9/2020 - Fluor Corporation has announced that its joint venture with Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries, FDH JV, has successfully started up two boilers and they began generating st...
Fluor JV Hands Overs Clean Fuels Megaproject in Kuwait
8/18/2020 - Fluor Corporation has announced that its joint venture with Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries has successfully achieved final provisional turnover of the facilities for Ku...
Honeywell UOP Wins KIPIC Contract
Honeywell UOP Wins KIPIC Contract 7/23/2019 - Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Co. (KIPIC) has awarded reconfiguration of refining and petrochemicals sections of its Al-Zour refinery to Honeywell UOP. The newly designed complex will increas...
Kuwait's Fifth Refinery to Cost $5-$6Bln
11/6/2018 - Kuwait's fifth refinery will cost $5 bln to $6 bln, Hatem Al-Awadhi, Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)Hatem Al-Awadhi said in remarks carried by al-Qabas newspaper. ...
Fluor Announces Arrival of First Modules for KIPIC Al-Zour Refinery Project
6/21/2018 - Fluor Corporation announced that the first modules for the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) Al-Zour project have arrived in Kuwait. Fluor is working with its joint venture partne...
Long-operating Shuaiba Refinery Shuts down in April 2017
3/29/2017 - The long-operating Shuaiba refinery will shut down on April first after years of contributing to Kuwait's economic welfare and progress. An event will initiate the closure process. The refinery, owned...
KNPC Signs Deal to Treat Liquid Sulfur
2/9/2017 - Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced that it has partnered with Gulf Spic General Trading and Contracting Company (GS), for a project to build facilities for the treatment of liquid sulf...
Impressive Ground Improvement Project in Kuwait Delivered
8/30/2016 - Van Oord successfully executed the impressive ground improvement project for client Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). The project, which started in 2014, involved the reclamation of 65 million...
Kuwait to Set up Company to Run Refinery Complex
1/31/2016 - Kuwait's National Petroleum Company (KNPC) will set up a new company to run its planned al-Zour refinery and petrochemical complex which, when built, will be the biggest in the Middle East. ...
KNPC Shuts down Manufacturing Units at Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery
12/27/2015 - Kuwait National Petroleum Company, KNPC, a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, has announced that some manufacturing units and other units of the Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery were shut down. ...
Saipem Awarded $1.57 bln Contract for Al-Zour Refinery
8/12/2015 - Kuwait has awarded a new $1.57 billion contract for work on its planned al-Zour oil refinery to a consortium made up of Italy's Saipem and another firm, state news agency KUNA reported. ...
Kuwait Awards $11.5 bln Contracts to Build Al-Zour Refinery
7/28/2015 - State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) awarded 3.48 billion dinars ($11.5 billion) worth of contracts to build its planned al-Zour refinery, Kuwaiti state news agency KUNA reported. ...
CFP Crucial for Refining Industry in Kuwait
12/7/2014 - The Clean Fuels Project is existential for the oil-refining industry in Kuwait as it will provide environment-friendly products on high demand worldwide, a senior official at the Kuwait National Petro...
Kuwait to Merge Two Mega Oil Projects
9/16/2014 - Kuwait plans to merge its USD-multi-billion Al Zour refinery and the planned nearby petrochemical complex into one project, according to a media report. ...
Execution of Q8's Petrochemical Complex in Vietnam in 2014
6/5/2014 - Kuwait Petroleum International (Q8) will start the execution of a mega joint venture to build a refinery and petrochemical complex in Vietnam in 2014, said Q8 Chief Executive Officer Bakheet Al-Rashid...
Study of Aromatics & Olefins With New Refinery
6/3/2014 - Deputy CEO of Kuwait Aromatics of the Petrochemical Industries Company Hadi Abul has anticipated that the initial feasibility study for the integration project between the 2nd Aromatics and the 3rd Ol...
Kuwait to Open Main Tenders for New Zour Refinery
4/14/2014 - Kuwait will issue the three main construction tenders for its new 615,000-barrels-per-day (bpd) oil refinery next month and expects to sign contracts by early next year at the latest, a state oil comp...
Revenues of KNPC''s Clean Fuel Project to Hit 11.5 pct
10/12/2013 - An eco-frienldy mega project assumed by Kuwait National Petroleum Company is expected to achieve 11.5 percent in investment revenues, according to a KNPC official. In statements to KPC World Magazine,...

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