Snam CEO proud DESFA won bid to manage Kuwait LNG plant

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation launched a tender to award a five-year contract

  
Oil is collected at a production facility at the Burgan oil field January 13, 2003 in Central Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purposes.

Oil is collected at a production facility at the Burgan oil field January 13, 2003 in Central Kuwait. Image used for illustrative purposes.

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MILAN - The head of Italian gas group Snam said on Wednesday he was proud Greek gas group DESFA had won a bid to run a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Kuwait.

DESFA is 66% owned by a consortium led by Snam.

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation launched a tender to award a five-year contract for the operation and maintenance of an LNG import plant in the Al-Zour petrochemicals complex.

A source previously said the value of the five-year contract was around 90 million euros.

(Reporting by Stephen Jewkes, editing by Giulia Segreti) ((stephen.jewkes@thomsonreuters.com; +39.0266129695; Reuters Messaging: stephen.jewkes.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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