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Kuwait to produce gas by end of March

CEO says national oil company on-track to deliver in weeks.

The Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) will start the production of free natural gas by the last of week of this month, said chief executive officer of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Saad Ali Al-Shuwaib, at a company gathering today.

Speaking to reporters at the opening of the corporation's spring camp festival, Shuwaib said a tender for a new refinery in Kuwait would be put forward this month.

"Kuwaiti oil fields were operating well and the best technology is being used in oil production in Kuwait," he added.

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