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Kuwait's KNPC halts production at a refinery - KUNA

The decision to stop production at some units of its Mina Al Ahmadi Refinery appears to be due to a malfunction

Kuwait's KNPC halts production at a refinery - KUNA

Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) has halted production at some units of its Mina al-Ahmadi Refinery, with the suspended units expected to be restarted after "some time", a company statement carried by the state news agency said on Sunday.

The parts affected were "some manufacturing units and other units", the statement on the Kuwait News Agency said without elaborating.

Khalid al-Sousi, company spokesman for KNPC, was quoted as saying the suspension was due to a sea water cooling outage.

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