The Kuwait Olefins CO


Company: Foster Wheeler Italiana SpA

Project: The Kuwait Olefins Co. K.S.C.- Kuwait


Tratos & Foster Wheeler Italiana SpA

Tratos has provided to Foster Wheeler Italiana SpA  for use in the Kuwait Olefins Co. K.S.C.- Kuwait, achieving complete customer satisfaction, the following types of cables: 

Power cable type number & description: Energy cables from 1 kV to 33 kV, armoured and unarmoured, fire retardant and fire resistant, from 1.5 To 300 cross section, single, 3 core, 4 cores, multicores.

Instrument cable type number and description: Instrumentation cables, single and double screened, armoured and unarmoured, fire resistant and non-fire resistant, pair, multipairs.

Control cable type number & description: Control cable, multipairs, fire resistant or flame retardant, armoured and  unarmoured.

Foster Wheeler Italiana SpA

Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana S.R.L. provides consultancy, engineering, project management, operations, and construction services. The Company offers carbon capture and storage, condition assessments, decommissioning, operations and maintenance, supply chain management, training, and development services. Amec Foster Wheeler operates globally.

Its headquarters are located in Corsico, Milano, Italy and is part of the Engineering Services Industry. Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana Srl has 761 employees at this location and generates $400.46 million in sales (USD). There are 992 companies in the Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana Srl corporate family.

Did you know?

The Annual Statistical Bulletin 2020, brings the following facts and figures for Kuwait:

Located on the Arabian Peninsula bordering Saudi Arabia and Iraq, Kuwait is one of the most densely populated OPEC Member Countries. The Middle Eastern nation comprises an area of around 18 thousand square kilometres and has a population of around 4.4 million. Its official language is Arabic.

Kuwait has a prosperous economy. Oil and gas sector accounts for about 40 per cent of its gross domestic product and about 92 per cent of export revenues.

The country is a Founder Member of OPEC.

Failaka Island is considered the most beautiful of Kuwait’s islands. Its history dates back to the early Stone Age.

In 1938, the Kuwait Oil Company drilled the country’s first commercial oil well in the Al Burqan oilfield. The commercial export of crude oil began in 1946.

Below data covers 2019

Population (million inhabitants) 4.42
Land area (1,000 sq km) 18
GDP per capita ($) 30,280
GDP at market prices (million $) 133,843
Value of exports (million $) 72,079
Value of petroleum exports (million $) 52,433
Current account balance (million $) 13,287
Proven crude oil reserves (million barrels) 101,500
Proven natural gas reserves (billion cu. m.) 1,784
Crude oil production * (1,000 b/d) 2,677.7
Marketed production of natural gas (million cu. m.) 13,952.0
Refinery capacity (1,000 b/cd) 736.0
Output of petroleum products (1,000 b/d) 886.3
Oil demand (1,000 b/d) 460.4
Crude oil exports (1,000 b/d) 1,986.3
Exports of petroleum products (1,000 b/d) 637.1

* including share of production from Neutral Zone

b/d (barrels per day)

  1. m. (cubic metres)

b/cd (barrels per calendar day)

Tratos is very pleased to contribute toward achieving Goal 7 of the UN Global Goals to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, Goal 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, Goal 13: Climate Action, GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being, Goal 14: Life Below Water, and Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

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