Photo: Courtesy of KIPIC

KIPIC receives first LNG cargo at Al-Zour terminal

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has received its first LNG shipment at its new LNG import terminal in Al-Zour.

KIPIC receives first LNG cargo at Al-Zour terminal
Courtesy of KIPIC

Al-Zour LNG terminal is expected to be operational soon. It will have a capacity of 22 million tonnes per annum (mtpa).

The terminal is owned by Kuwait Petroleum (KPC) and developed by its unit KIPIC.

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KIPIC reported via its social media channels that the first LNG cargo arrived on Monday, 12 July.

The 213,000 cubic meters shipment was delivered by Nakilat’s LNG tanker Al Kharsaah.

A South Korean consortium consisting of Hyundai E&C, Hyundai Engineering and Kogas was in charge of building the LNG plant.