KUWAIT, Aug. 3 (KUNA) — The State of Kuwait has exported the first shipment of low sulfur and aromatic gasoline (automotive fuel) that meets international environmental standards, the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) announced on Wednesday. ).
The 35,000-ton cargo, produced at the Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery, was exported in cooperation and coordination with the international marketing department of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), the deputy general manager of the company told KUNA. KNPC for Administrative and Commercial Affairs and Official Spokesperson, Ahed Al-Khurayif.
KNPC’s clean fuel project helps produce environmentally friendly fuel, he added, and the company has managed to meet local market demands and export excess production.
There is growing international demand for automotive fuel due to recent global crises, Al-Khurayif said, prompting KPC’s international marketing to seek new markets in Southeast Asia and Europe, generating other sources of income that contributed to the national economy.
The KNPC, Al-Khurayif noted, has successfully overcome many obstacles and challenges related to the safe operation of the clean fuel project, which would strengthen Kuwait’s regional and international position in the field of clean energy. (end) km.bs
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