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Mina al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries integration delayed until end 2019

Kuwait National Petroleum’s (KNPC) Clean Fuels refinery project is not expected to be completed until later this year as it faces further delays, at least six months longer than originally planned.

The integrated of the 270kbd (13.5Mnta) Mina al-Ahmadi and 466kbd (23.3Mnta) Mina Abdullah refineries into a single complex, with new units added that will increase total capacity to 800kbd (40Mnta), as well as improve quality of output, will be fully commissioned by the end of 2019 with one unit commissioned per month.