KUWAIT - Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) said in a statement on Sunday that the third and final units at the al-Zour refinery are now operational.

The plant is now fully operational and refining capacity will increase to 615,000 barrels per day (bpd) from 410,000 bpd, the statement said.

(Reporting by Ahmed Haggagy Writing by Ahmed Elimam Editing by Bernadette Baum and David Goodman)