KPC CEO inspects LNG facility

Al-Zour oil complex inspected

  
KUWAIT, July 17 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Petroleum Corporation Chief Executive Officer Hashem Hashem inspected on Saturday Al-Zour oil complex of Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC), celebrating arrival of the first shipment of LNG.

KIPIC spokesperson Abdullah Al-Ajmi said in a statement to KUNA the visit by Mr. Hashem, along with a number of KPC board members and senior executives of subsidiary oil companies, was intended to examine the significant accomplishment in the national oil sector.

Hashem and his companions, who were welcomed by KPIC Acting CEO Walid Al-Badr, were briefed about timetable of operating the terminal. The officials proceeded to the port to examine the Qatari LNG tanker Al-Kharsaah that docked on Monday.

Arrival of the gigantic tanker of a 213,000 cubic meter capacity, the second largest in the world, is a historic event marking kick-off of the first operational phase, Al-Ajmi said.

The cargo is the first shipment of several ones, due in Kuwait, according to an agreement between the KPC international marketing department and Qatargas, the world's largest liquefied natural gas company.

He declared that the terminal would receive 10 shipments in July and August this year. (end) km.rk
 

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