Kuwait National Petroleum Company (شركة البترول الوطنية الكويتية)

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Contact Information

Safat 13001
Al Safat; Al Asimah; Map

Tel: +965-239-899-
Fax: +965-239-861-

Company Description
Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), which is 100% owned by the government of Kuwait. KNPC is Kuwait's monopolist refining company. It was established in 1960 as a shared company between public and private sector and became fully government-owned in 1975. Since 1968 the company had been exporting petroleum products from its Shuaiba Refinery. KNPC took control of distributing petroleum products within Kuwait. KNPC operates three refineries: Mina AL-Ahmadi (MAA), Mina Abdullah (MAB) and Shuaiba (SHU) plus Local Marketing facilities. KNPC handles the responsibility of oil refining, gas liquefaction, and distribution of petroleum goods within the local market.
NAICS Industry Classification
Main Activities: Oil and Gas Extraction | Petroleum and Petroleum Products Merchant Wholesalers | Petroleum Refineries
Basic Information
Total Employees:
5,500 (2012)
Financial Auditors:
Incorporation Date:
Profile Updated:
November 21, 2017
Key Executives
Vice Chairperson
Director / Member of the Management Board
Director / Member of the Management Board
Director / Member of the Management Board
Ownership Details
KPC (Kuwait)
Key Financial Highlights
2016 Y
Net sales revenue
Total operating revenue
Operating profit (EBIT)
Net Profit (Loss) for the Period
Total assets 6,339,087
Total equity
Operating Profit (EBIT) Margin
Return on Sales (ROS)
Return on Equity (ROE)
Debt to Equity
Quick Ratio
Cash Ratio
Note: units in Thousands. Statement: Audited, Individual
Source: EMIS MENA, EMIS Company Database.
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