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    Kuwait starts 5th LNG line at Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery

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The total capacity of the five lines combined will be 3.125bn ft3/day. [Image: KNPC]

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Kuwait starts 5th LNG line at Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery

Kuwait National Petroleum Co. (KNPC) has launched the fifth LNG line at Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery, state news agency Kuna reported on March 10.

The line adds 805mn ft3 to the company's capacity, the news agency quoted KNPC CEO Waleed Al-Bader as saying. The total capacity of the five lines combined will be 3.125bn ft3/day and 332,000 barrels of condensate, an increase of about 30%, Al-Bader added. 

The refinery is located in Al Ahmadi, Kuwait. It is a non-integrated refinery owned by KNPC.