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Al Zour Refinery

01 Jan 01

Al-Zour Refinery is a grass root facility which will process up to 615,000 bpd of Kuwait Crudes to produce high value products and fuel oil. This refinery is in the engineering, procurement and construction phase.


  • Achieve energy self-sufficiency and protect the environment by reducing SOX/NOX emissions from power stations.
  • Provide processing options for Kuwait Heavy crudes.
  • Produce high quality fuel products to the global market.

Al Zour Refinery Features 

  • Al-Zour Refinery’s capacity is 615,000 BPD (KEC Crude) with strategic LSFO storage capacity of 6.5 million barrels. 
  • Designed to process Heavy crudes 
  • The Refinery provides a Hydro-skimming facility which can be upgraded to a full conversion Refinery. 
  • Al-Zour Refinery has six trains of the world’s largest ARDS Units and highly efficient Sulfur Recovery Units with 99.9% recovery.
  • The Refinery is provided with a multi-point ground flare system designed for low noise and smokeless operation.
  • An integrated flare gas recovery facility ensures recovery of flared gases to minimize hydrocarbon losses. 
  • Liquid effluents generated from the refinery are treated for maximum reuse with no discharge to the gulf, utilizing Zero Liquid Discharge technology.

There are currently 5 packages: 



Package 1 

Main Process Units

Joint Venture (JV) of Tecnicas Reunidas S.A. (JV Leader), Sinopec Engineering and 

Hanwa Engineering & Const. Corp.



Package 2 and package 3 

Support Process Units and Utilities & Offsites 

Joint Venture (JV) of Fluor Ltd. (JV Leader), Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. & 

Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co.



Package 4 

Al Zour Tankage 

Joint Venture of Saipem S.p.A. (JV Leader) & Essar Projects Limited



Package 5 

Marine facility (sea island + solid pier) 

Joint Venture (JV) of Hyundai Engg. & Const. Co. Ltd. (JV Leader), Saipem SPA    

SK Engg. & Const.

Final rendering of Al Zour Refinery

KIPIC was launched on May 1st 2017 and is responsible for operating and managing refining, liquefied natural gas, and petrochemicals activities of Al-Zour complex. This consists of a total of six Al-Zour locations

KIPIC Locations

KIPIC Contacts

Environmental and Social External Complaint Hotline
  • +965 170
  • public.complain@kipic.com.kw

General Contact
  • info@kipic.com.kw