KUWAIT CITY, April 13: The Minister of Oil and Minister of Higher Education Dr Muhammad Al-Fares revealed that the completion rate of the Al-Zour refinery project reached 97.83 percent at the end of February 2021, reports Al-Nahar daily. He said the first mini-refinery is expected to operate in November 2021, and the last units will start operating at the end of March 2022. In a press statement, Dr Al-Fares explained that the biofuel project has been gradually processed through the operation of the main units in Ahmadi and Mina Abdullah refineries, with the completion rate reaching 99.29 percent
The operation of all units of Mina Al- Ahmadi Refinery has been completed. The remaining units of the project, which are located in Mina Abdullah refinery, are expected to operate in July 2021. In response to a question about the number of jobs that these projects will provide to national workers, the minister explained that the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiary companies seek to employ new graduates and experienced national workers according to the needs of KPC and its subsidiary companies based on a well studied employment plan.