Fire erupts west of Kuwait's Mina Abdullah oil refinery: port authority

A Kuwaiti oil worker talks on his radio at Mina Abdulah Oil Refinery, 50 Km South of Kuwait City in this file photo taken April 2005. (AP)

Fire has erupted west of Kuwait's Mina Abdullah, Kuwait port authority (KPA) said in a Twitter post on Monday, adding fire service is handling the fire, without elaborating.

Kuwait currently has a refining capacity of around 730,000 bpd, mainly from Mina al-Ahmadi and Mina Abdallah, its largest refineries.

The incident on Monday comes one year after another fire that broke out in a kerosene production unit in Mina Abdullah's refinery.

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