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Feb 01, 2013

Clean fuels project, Kuwait

Foster Wheeler|Kuwait National Petroleum Company|Petroleum|PROJECT|Project Management|Testing|transport|Kuwait|Fuel Oil|Higher-value Products|Products|Services|Julie Stanisz|Mina Abdullah
Petroleum|PROJECT|Project Management|Testing|transport||Products|Services|
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Name and Location
Clean fuels project, Kuwait.

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).

Project Description
The clean fuels project is a major upgrade and expansion of the Mina Al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries in Kuwait to increase their combined throughput by 264 000 barrels per stream day to 800 000 barrels per stream day. The objective is to increase the conversion of fuel oil into higher-value products to meet expected market demand and tighter specifications (1%) for the sulphur content of transport fuels.

Not stated.

The project is expected to be completed during the second quarter of 2018.

Latest Developments
Foster Wheeler has been awarded the project’s management and consultancy (PMC) services contract by KNPC. The company’s scope revenue value of the contract is $500-million.

Foster Wheeler’s scope of work includes the provision of project management services during the tendering phase for the main EPC contracts, and management of the EPC contractors through to completion of performance testing.

Key Contracts and Suppliers
Foster Wheeler (PMC).

On Budget and on Time?
Not stated.

Contact Details for Project Information
KNPC, tel +965 23989900 or fax +965 23986188.
Foster Wheeler, Julie Stanisz, tel +1 908 730 4047 or email

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor
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