Kuwait National Petroleum operates the Mina Abdullah coking refinery, which is located in Al Jahra, Kuwait. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles more than 1,400 refineries worldwide, it is a non integrated coking owned by Kuwait Petroleum. The refinery started operations in 1958 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.12. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 454
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 200
Coking (mbd): 40
Hydrocracker (mbd): 163
Reformer (mbd): 18
Hydrotreater (mbd): 530

The capacity of the Mina Abdullah refinery is expected to remain the same as 454mbd by 2030.

During the period 2021-2025, the Mina Abdullah refinery coking is expected to witness an estimated $353m of capex.

Maintenance activities at Mina Abdullah coking refinery

The Mina Abdullah refinery coking witnessed six incidents during the period 2017-2022.

About Kuwait National Petroleum

Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corp, is an oil refining company. It undertakes activities related to oil refining, gas liquefaction, and marketing and distribution of petroleum products and gas. Its products include naphtha, kerosene, gasoline, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), diesel, and ethane; and specialty products such as sulfur, petroleum coke, and bitumen. The company operates various filling petrol stations in the local market of Kuwait. In addition, the company operates refineries: Mina Abdulla and Mina Al-Ahmadi. KNPC is headquartered in Safat, Kuwait.

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