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Kuwait nearly 97% complete with its biofuel project

Kuwait nearly 97% complete with its biofuel project

November 5, 2018 |

In Kuwait, the national news agency reports that as of the end of October, the national petroleum agency’s biofuel project was nearly 97% complete. The project is part of a wider $15.2 billion mega project surrounding several petroleum refineries but actual details regarding the biofuel project are scarce. The first units of the project came […]

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Kuwait biofuel plant aims to export to EU and US

Kuwait biofuel plant aims to export to EU and US

September 28, 2016 |

In Kuwait, the Mina Al-Ahmadi biofuel plant has its sights on the European and US markets for exporting the fuel it will produce when online in 2018. The facility is about 65% completed and should produce 800,000 barrels of biofuels per day at full production capacity. The fuel will seek compliance with European environmental standards […]

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Kuwait negotiating with lenders for $5.6 billion biofuel complex

Kuwait negotiating with lenders for $5.6 billion biofuel complex

August 22, 2016 |

In Kuwait, the country’s national petroleum agency is negotiating with agencies in Korea, Japan, Britain, Holland, and Italy as well as 20 international banks to fund a $5.6 billion biofuel plant. Between three and five banks will be the ultimate lenders for the project that should be online by the end of 2018. Spanish company […]

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Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation launches biofuel production

Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation launches biofuel production

February 16, 2016 |

In Kuwait, the country’s national petroleum corporation has commissioned biofuel production capacity of 42,000 barrels per day, the first of a series, at its Al-Ahmadi refinery in an effort to boost profits at the facility and comply with the company’s strategic environmental objectives for 2030. The project was first announced in 2011 as part of […]

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Kenana, Sudanese sugar producer, to triple ethanol efforts

Kenana, Sudanese sugar producer, to triple ethanol efforts

April 29, 2013 |

In Sudan, Kenana, already Sudan’s largest sugar producer, will nearly triple its ethanol output in the next two years to reach 1 million tonnes and plans to make a stock market offering in South Africa. The company expects to receive $500M this year from primary shareholders to cover the expansion, as well as an additional […]

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Kuwait has two new projects, oil refinery and biofuel plant

Kuwait has two new projects, oil refinery and biofuel plant

July 5, 2011 |

In Kuwait, the National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) new Chairman of the Board and Managing Director announced two new projects including a new oil refinery and biofuel plant. He noted that that the biofuel project will allow the Kuwaiti refineries to be able to manufacture oil products in accordance with global standards, while the refinery aims […]

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