Kuwait National Petroleum operates the Mina Al-Ahmadi coking refinery, which is located in Al Ahmadi, 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 1949 and has a Nelson Complexity Index (NCI) of 10.8. Buy the profile here.

Key refinery processes

Crude Distillation Unit (mbd): 346
Vacuum Distillation (mbd): 85
Coking (mbd): 37
Catalytic Cracker (mbd): 43
Hydrocracker (mbd): 40
Reformer (mbd): 70
Hydrotreater (mbd): 409
Alkylation (mbd): 5
Isomerization (mbd): 30

The capacity of the Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery is expected to remain the same as 346mbd by 2030.

Maintenance activities at Mina Al-Ahmadi coking refinery

The Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery coking witnessed eight 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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