Kuwait Times, Wednesday, Jan 18, 2023 | Jamadi Al Thani 25, 1444
KIPIC: Al-Zour refinery labs to boost Kuwait’s oil sector competitiveness
Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
(KIPIC) affirmed on Tuesday that the launching of the Al-Zour refinery’s
laboratories would boost the performance and competitiveness of the Kuwaiti oil
In a press statement celebrating the opening of the laboratories, KIPIC affirmed
that the facility, run by national cadres, was one of its kind in the Middle
East region. KIPIC’s CEO Waleed Al-Bader said that the opening of these
laboratories was another milestone for the company, adding that it was part of
its strategic plans for the oil sector.
Equiping the facility with the latest lab facility is an integral part of the
company’s operational vision concerning high quality and environment friendly
oil, petrochemical products, and natural gas projects.
On his part, Deputy CEO Khaled Al-Awadhi revealed that the laboratories were a
valuable addition to Al-Zour refinery, one of the largest refineries in the
world. He indicated that the labs would be involved in the process and tools
used in refining oil, noting that documents and certificates produced by the
laboratories would be of high value.