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KNPC Planning Third Asian Oil Refinery After China, Vietnam

January 26, 2012

Jan. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Kuwait National Petroleum Co. plans to build a third refinery in Asia in addition to projects in China and Vietnam, according to a company official.

The three refineries would have a total capacity of 600,000 barrels a day, Bakhit al-Rashidi, KPC’s deputy managing director, said in an interview in Tokyo today. No decision has been made on where the third refinery will be located, he said.

--Editors: Alexander Kwiatkowski, Paul Gordon

To contact the reporter on this story: Jacob Adelman in Tokyo at jadelman1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Alexander Kwiatkowski at akwiatkowsk2@bloomberg.net


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