Kuwait taps CB&I for Mina Abdullah I refinery revamp

Further details have emerged regarding a contract Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has let for work related to its Clean Fuels Project (CFP) at its refineries in southern Kuwait (OGJ Online, Apr. 1, 2013).

The national oil company has awarded a $370 million contract to CB&I Nederland BV for engineering and procurement for two atmospheric residue desulfurization units at the 270,000-b/d Mina Abdullah I refinery in Kuwait, according to a Feb. 19 release from CB&I.

The two units included in CB&I’s scope of the project were previously licensed by Chevron Lummus Global, a joint venture between CB&I and Chevron Corp., the company said.

CB&I will execute the Mina Abdullah I refinery project as well as associated work at the 466,000-b/d Mina Al Ahmadi and 200,000-b/d Shuaiba refineries as part of a consortium that includes Petrofac and Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. (OGJ Online, Feb. 12, 2013).

Kuwait's CFP is one of KNPC's major investment projects to upgrade the Mina Abdullah and Mina Al-Ahmadi refineries in order to reach an overall daily production target of 800,000 b/d from the current 736,000 b/d, and—in conjunction with a grassroots refinery construction planned at Al Zour—will nearly double total refining capacity to 1.4 million b/d (OGJ Online, Apr. 1, 2013).

Related Articles

Marathon proposes expansion at Garyville refinery

04/24/2014 Marathon Petroleum Corp. is taking the next step toward construction of a proposed $2.2-2.5 billion upgrade to its 522,000-b/d Garyville, La., refi...

EPA approves GHG permit for new Texas fractionator

04/24/2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) construction per...

Williams’ Opal gas processing plant shut down after explosion

04/24/2014 Williams Partners LP and Williams reported an explosion and fire at about 2 p.m. MST yesterday affecting the TXP-3 cryogenic processing train at th...

Oneok completes NGL pipeline, gas processing, E-P splitter

04/23/2014 Oneok Partners LP has completed three natural gas gathering and processing and NGL projects, including the 540-mile, 16-in. OD Sterling III NGL pip...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected