Total eyes Kuwait-China refinery and petrochemicals project

February 2012
ICIS Chemical Business;2/27/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 8, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports that French oil and gas major Total SA is keem on investing in a Kuwait-China joint venture refinery and petrochemicals project in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province, southern China. The project is part of Total's strategy to invest in growth markets such as Asia with Middle East. The project is currently a joint venture between Sinopec and Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC).


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