Kuwait – Operation of the Naphtha Unit in Al-Ahmadi Refinery


(MENAFN – Al-Anbaa) Kuwait National Petroleum Company announced yesterday the operation of the Naphtha Conversion Unit No. (107) at Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery, affiliated to the Environmental Fuel Project, with a production capacity of 30 thousand barrels per day.
The Executive Vice President of Projects, the company’s official spokesman, Abdullah Al-Ajmi, stated that the unit started production according to the planned plan, indicating that it is the first of its kind in Kuwait and was built according to the latest international standards.
He stressed the importance of the unit for the environmental fuel project in particular and for Kuwait in general due to its contribution to supplying the domestic market with auto fuel and improving the quality of fuel produced by the company by reducing the percentage of aromatic vehicles from 75% to 35%, which is in line with international specifications.

He stated that the percentage of sulfur in the produced fuel will decrease to less than 0.1 parts per million, which would contribute to preserving the environment.

He pointed to the unit’s contribution to enhancing the company’s capabilities and making it able to keep pace with the increasing demand for auto fuel.
He pointed out that the company continues in its plan to operate all the facilities of the environmental fuel project, respectively, in both the Mina Al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries.



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