(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) said Monday it registered a flare gas recovery project at Mina Abdullah Refinery, part of the clean environment mechanism of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The project is one of Kuwait's big ventures which emphasized the country's commitment to Kyoto Protocol on climate change, Khaled Al-Asousi, KNPC's Deputy CEO for Support Service, said in a statement.
A flare gas recovery unit was registered in Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery in April 2013 as the first environmental project in the country, he noted.
Al-Asousi said experts from the UNFCCC visited Mina Abdullah Refinery to pave way for the registration of the flare gas rocvery.
He said the project would achieve an important environmental objective through the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions. Al-Asousi said KNPC was implementing other environmental-friendly projects.