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Major Environmental Projects
 
 
KNPC HSE Capital Projects for the FY2012/2013- 2017/2018
 
 
 
Sr.
Project name
Objective of the project
Completion Date
of project
Estimated cost, in KD
Remarks
1
Provision of Low NOx burners in  boilers/heaters at Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery.
Reduce the emission of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) to 66 ppmv compared to KEPA norm of 165 ppmv ensure meeting K-EPA norms
June 2015
411,633
·          Commencement of contract  - May 2013( Delayed as the shutdown schedule is changed)
·          Replacement of  1st Boiler Burner in Dec2013 and will be phased manner in 5 boilers .
·          Expected Completion in Jun 2015
2
New Facilities for H2S Removal From SWS Flash Drum Off-Gas in Sour Water Stripper Unit U-26 (MAB)
To remove H2S from SWS flash drum
Dec 2013
1,500,000
·          Project Completion & Close out Dec’13
3
Gas Recovery Facilities in U-49 MAB Refinery.
To recover the Hydrocarbon gases being flared and thus reduce emissions to the air.
Mar 2017
21,000,000
·          Award of Contract Jun 2014
·          Signing of Contract Jul 2014
·          Commencement of EPC Contract Aug 2014
·          Completion of EPC Contract Dec 2016
·          Project Completion and Closeout Mar 2017
4
New Flare Gas Recovery Unit at   MAA Refinery (KNPC)
To recover the Hydrocarbon gases being flared and thus reduce emissions to the air. 
Dec 2013
11,070,000
 
·          EPC works Commencement Sep 2010
·          EPC Contract completion Oct 2013
·          Project Completion(Closeout) Dec’2013
5
Upgrading of obsolete Fire Detection, Alarm and Suppression Systems at KNPC Sites Including the phase – out of Halon System.
Replacement of Halon gas with environment-friendly substance
Mar 2014
83,700,000
·          EPC work Commencement May2011
·          EPC Contract Completion Dec-13
·          Project completion & Close out Mar 2014
6
Gasoline vapor recovery project in filling stations (Phase II).
Recovery of gasoline vapors during refueling of vehicles at filling stations in order to reduce emissions.
April 2015
4,000,000
·          Award of Contract Jan 2014.
·          Construction & Commissioning April 2015
7
Revamp of MAA ground Burnery  for smokeless operation.
Eliminate/minimize the smoke from ground Flare at Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery
July 2015
5,800,000
·          Contract Commencement May-13
·          Contract Completion May 2015
·          Project Completion and Closeout July 2015
8
New Acid Gas Removal Plant  and Revamp of Existing AGRP
Improve the efficiency of the unit and reduce the emission of sulfur    dioxide 
Nov 2015
250,000,000
·          Commencement of EPC Contract Sep 2010
·          EPC Completion-New AGRP  (PTO) Jun 2014, Revamp AGRP(PTO) Jun2015
·          Project Completion and Closeout Nov-15
 
9
New Tail Gas Treatment Unit at MAA Refinery. 
Reduce sulfur dioxide emissions to meet K-EPA norms.
March 2015
34,740,00
·          EPC works Commencement Oct 2012
·          Commissioning Oct 2014
·          Project Closeout Mar 2015
 
10
Revamp of Effluent Treatment Facilities at three refineries
Improving the quality of treated effluent to ensure meeting  K-EPA Norms
     Dec 2013
59,260,000
·          Commencement of Contract Sep 2007
·          EPC Contract completion - MAB Jun 2012
·          EPC Contract completion - SHU Jun 2012
·          EPC Contract completion - MAA Aug 2013
·          Project Completion Mar 2014
·          Acceptance certificate from MAB Refinery received on 8th Sep 2013.Awaiting from MAA & SHU Refinery
11
Nature Reserve Project at Wafra
PHASE 1 &  II
To enhance native biodiversity conservation.
Sept 2016
655,000
·          Contract Commencement Jul 2012
·          Commencement  of FEED by Consultant Jan 2013
·          EPMC/PRC Approval of FEED Mar-2014
·          Commencement of EPC Works  Jan 2015
·          Project Completion and Closeout Sep 2016
12
Bio remediation of contaminated soil at Mina Abdulla .
i.                     Civil and associated works for bio remediation project by M/s Gulfar
ii.                    Services for Bio remediation of contaminated by M/s KISR
Remediation of Site
June 2015
 
 
 
980,000
 
 
 
 
 
1,800,000
·          Contract Commencement for civil jobs by M/s Gulfar – Feb 2012 for 36 months period till Jan 2015.
 
·          Bioremediation area preparation by Oct 2013 ( 90 % completed)
·          Completion of 1st batch of soil remediation by Apr 2014
·          Completion of 2nd batch of soil remediation by Jun 2015

 

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