Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has requested a contract renewal with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Company, according to Arab Times.

Under the contract renewal, Mitsubishi would work towards upgrading the boilers in unit number 29 in Mina Ahmadi Refinery at a cost of KD 14.69 million.

The refinery’s production capacity is estimated at approximately 446,000 barrels per day (bbl/d). Its initial operational capacity was not more than 25,000 bbl/d, which was directed to cover the needs of the local market for petrol, diesel, and kerosene.