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Kuwait Oil Company's Responsibilities under the KPC's Umbrella involve the exploration, drilling and production of oil and gas within the State of Kuwait. The Company is also involved in the storage of crude oil and delivery to tankers for export

KOC & Kuwait University Hold Joint Workshop

Under the patronage of DCEO Gas & Innovation Bader Al-Munaifi, the Company’s Innovation & Technology Group recently organized a panel discussion with Kuwait University’s Petroleum Engineering Department. The discussion focused on the mutual cooperation that exists between the two sides in terms of operating the Kuwait International Petroleum Research Center (KIPRC).

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The workshop was held in the main conference hall of the Ahmad Al-Jaber Oil & Gas Exhibition. It was attended by KOC Innovation & Technology Group Manager Hamad Al-Zaabi and Dr. Mabkhot Al-Dosari, Head of the Petroleum Engineering Department at Kuwait University. Personnel from the university’s faculty and KOC employees were also in attendance.

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During the event, participants discussed the initiation of cooperation protocols between the two sides, including the technological roadmap for exploration and production, partnership in the fields of research and technology, and preparing national research teams to manage and operate the Kuwait International Petroleum Research Center.

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Participants also discussed the graduate program at Kuwait University, the fields of research and specialization for faculty members in the Department of Petroleum Engineering, as well as the significant efforts made to overcome obstacles in the development of this cooperation for the benefit of both parties and the State of Kuwait.

In a statement he made at the conclusion of the event, Innovation & Technology Group Manager Hamad Al-Zaabi upheld his belief that the organization of such workshops were part of the foundation for the graduate program at Kuwait University. He added that the purpose of this cooperation was to prepare and develop the skills of Kuwaiti nationals who seek to specialize in research and development and become vital elements in the establishment and management of the Kuwait International Petroleum Research Center. 

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