Phase one of oil refinery in Kuwaiti city to cost US$5 million

oil refinery-james knight sxc.huThe project deal was signed in 1956. (Image source: James Knight/sxc.hu)Kuwait has announced that the phase one of the joint heavy oil refinery project with Saudi Arabia in Wafra will cost US$5bn

Ali Al-Shemmeri, CEO of Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC), said that when completed the project is expected to produce around 80,000 bpd.

The phase includes 288 producing wells — 133 injection wells, 67 observation wells and five storm water injection wells — and would require 100MW of electricity used in operating steam turbines, KUNA news agency reported.

Al-Shemmeri added that the project deal was signed in 1956.

Alain Charles Publishing, University House, 11-13 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX, UK
T: +44 20 7834 7676, F: +44 20 7973 0076, W: www.alaincharles.com

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?