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| 22 March, 2018

Kuwait Petroleum Corp signs deal for long-term LNG supplies-KUNA

The agreement will help Kuwait meet rising demand for power generation

Snow covered transfer lines are seen at the Dominion Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Lusby, Maryland March 18, 2014.
image used for illustrative purpose

Snow covered transfer lines are seen at the Dominion Cove Point Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Lusby, Maryland March 18, 2014. image used for illustrative purpose

REUTERS/Gary Cameron

DUBAI - Kuwait's oil minister said on Thursday that Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) had signed an agreement with an international firm for long-term supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG), state news agency KUNA reported.

Bakheet al-Rashidi did not mention the name of the company, describing it as a leading player in the LNG sector. KUNA quoted him as saying the agreement would help KPC meet rising demand for power generation in the Gulf Arab state.

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(Reporting by Hadeel Al Sayegh; Writing by Ghaida Ghantous; Editing by Mark Potter) ((Hadeel.AlSayegh@thomsonreuters.com; +971566883310;))