Highlights Rise of almost 500,000 b/d in two months Mar output was close to 2.9 mil b/d says KPC chairman Exports from the offshore Al-Khafji field begin London — OPEC member Kuwait is planning to ramp up its oil output to as high as 3.15 million b/d, up by almost 500,000 b/d in the past two months, bolstered by the resumption of production from the fields in the Neutral Zone shared by Kuwait and with Saudi Arabia. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s Deputy Chairman Hashem Hashem said output in March had surged to near 2.9 million b/d and it would reach 3.15 million b/d in April, according to state-run KUNA new agency. In February, Kuwait produced 2.67 million b/d, according to official data. “[Kuwait] has started producing heavy crude oil from the brotherhood fields and tapping into the resources […]