Work on KNPC's biofuel project at Kuwait's Al-Ahmadi refinery complete

CEO, Abdullah Al-Ajmi said the Al-Ahmadi refinery, comprising 31 units, would have a production capacity of 364,000 bpd

Al-Ahmadi refinery is an important step within the biofuel project
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Al-Ahmadi refinery is an important step within the biofuel project

Kuwait’s state-held national oil refining entity, Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has completed its biofuel project at Al-Ahmadi refinery, following the launch of the last two production units.

The country’s state-owned, Kuwait News Agency (Kuna) cited the chief executive officer of KNPC, Waleed Al-Bader, said that the hydrotreating units would produce 37,000 barrels per day (bpd) of coal and 8,400bpd of naphtha per day.

Al-Bader explained that the completion of the Al-Ahmadi refinery is an important step within the biofuel project carried out by KNPC. He added that work was being carried out in Mina Abdullah refinery.

Meanwhile, deputy CEO for projects at KNPC, Abdullah Al-Ajmi revealed that upon completion, the Al-Ahmadi refinery, which comprises 31 units, would have a production capacity of 364,000bpd.

Adding the units in Mina Abdullah, the biofuel project will have a capacity of 800,000 bpd. Additionally, the project costs $14.7bn (KWD4.6bn). 

The biofuel project will have a capacity of 800,000bpd, adding the units in Mina Abdullah at cost $14.7bn (KWD4.6bn).

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