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Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit

The Most Established Regional Oil & Gas Summit in Kuwait

16-17 April 2018
Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel - Kuwait City,

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New Energy Era in the Region: Transformation, Diversification and Integration


The most established strategic oil & gas event in the region, the 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit, held under the Patronage of H.E. Bakheet Al-Rashidi, Minister of Oil, Kuwait & Officially Endorsed by KPC took place 16-17 April 2018.

Designed and led by the industry itself (the Advisory Committee comprising of CEOs from K-companies, IOCs and private sector representatives), the 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit pushed the industry forward and challenging the status quo by encouraging open and frank dialogue.

 
Read GOFSCO Press Release Watch the 2018 Highlights Video
 
 

Highlights from the 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit


CWC would like to thank everyone who attended the 5th Kuwait Oil and Gas Summit under the patronage of His Excellency, Bakheet Al-Rashidi, Minister of Oil of Kuwait. It has been such an exciting event where we had real interaction between the government and the industry decision makers around the major theme ‘New Energy Era: Transformation, Diversification and Integration’. It was such a great pleasure to see and hear from the Minister of Oman and the Secretary General of OPEC.

The 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit has become a truly regional event. Here are some highlights from the Summit:

• What has really stood out is that Kuwait is playing an important role in the region 
Collaboration and partnerships has been highlighted as a key element in the oil and gas industry whether in the country or company level
• The oil sector is now entering into a new era which was referred to as industry 4.0. Innovative digital technologies are indeed transforming the entire value chain and bringing with it new levels of efficiency, optimisation and consistently driving the cost base down
• There is a feeling that uncertainty is now a normal feature of this industry and Kuwait has been praised to be embracing this uncertainty with a very positive approach
• It was fantastic to hear an update on all the dynamic projects that are being developed along the whole value chain which are ensuring that Kuwait fulfil this 2030 vision and KPC its 2040 strategy

2018 Confirmed Regional Speakers Include:

 
 

H.E. Bakheet Al-Rashidi - Minister of Oil - KuwaitH.E. Bakheet Al-RashidiMinister of OilKuwait
Nizar Al-Adsani -  Deputy Chairman & CEO  - KPCNizar Al-Adsani Deputy Chairman & CEO KPC
H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-Rumhi - Minister of Oil and Gas - Oman H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Hamad Al-RumhiMinister of Oil and GasOman
Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa - Minister of Oil - Bahrain Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al KhalifaMinister of OilBahrain
H.E. Mohammad Barkindo - Secretary General - OPECH.E. Mohammad BarkindoSecretary GeneralOPEC
Mohammed Y. Al Qahtani - Senior Vice President – Upstream - Saudi AramcoMohammed Y. Al QahtaniSenior Vice President – UpstreamSaudi Aramco
Khalid M. Abuleif - Sustainability Advisor to the Minister and Chief Negotiator for climate Change Agreements -  Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi ArabiaKhalid M. AbuleifSustainability Advisor to the Minister and Chief Negotiator for climate Change Agreements Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources, Saudi Arabia
Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar - CEO - KOC Jamal Abdulaziz JaafarCEOKOC
Abby Badwi - CEO - Kuwait EnergyAbby BadwiCEOKuwait Energy
Sami Iskander - Executive Vice President, Upstream Joint Ventures - ShellSami IskanderExecutive Vice President, Upstream Joint VenturesShell
Maen Razouqi - President Northern Middle East - SchlumbergerMaen RazouqiPresident Northern Middle EastSchlumberger
Mohammad Husain - Former President & CEO - EQUATE Petrochemical CompanyMohammad HusainFormer President & CEOEQUATE Petrochemical Company
Havard Devold - Group Vice President - ABB ASHavard DevoldGroup Vice PresidentABB AS
Luciano Poli - President - Dow Chemical India, Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (IMET)Luciano PoliPresidentDow Chemical India, Middle East, North Africa & Turkey (IMET)
Dr Claus-Peter Hälsig - Vice President Process & Technology - FluorDr Claus-Peter HälsigVice President Process & TechnologyFluor
Dean Bell - President - Well Construction  - Weatherford InternationalDean BellPresident - Well Construction Weatherford International
Omar Saleh - Director, Manufacturing & Resources - Microsoft Middle East & AfricaOmar SalehDirector, Manufacturing & ResourcesMicrosoft Middle East & Africa
Ahmed Dualeh - General Manager  - Dow Chemical Company Kuwait Ahmed DualehGeneral Manager Dow Chemical Company Kuwait
May Alzanki - Director of Sales & Business Development - GlassPoint Solar KuwaitMay AlzankiDirector of Sales & Business DevelopmentGlassPoint Solar Kuwait
Redha Kelkouli - Production Group Vice President Northern Middle East - SchlumbergerRedha KelkouliProduction Group Vice President Northern Middle EastSchlumberger
Mohammad Al-Sharhan - Global HR Director   - EQUATE Petrochemical CompanyMohammad Al-SharhanGlobal HR Director EQUATE Petrochemical Company
Dr Wafik Beydoun - Chairman - Total Kuwait Dr Wafik BeydounChairmanTotal Kuwait
Majed Essa AlAjeel - Chairman - KBAMajed Essa AlAjeelChairmanKBA
Waleed M. Al-Awadhi - Executive Director, Supervision Sector - Central Bank of KuwaitWaleed M. Al-AwadhiExecutive Director, Supervision SectorCentral Bank of Kuwait
Mohammad Yousef Yaqoub - Assistant Director General for Business Development - Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA)Mohammad Yousef YaqoubAssistant Director General for Business DevelopmentKuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA)
Mahfouz Ibrahim Nader - HR & Administration Manager - HOT Engineering & Construction Co.Mahfouz Ibrahim NaderHR & Administration ManagerHOT Engineering & Construction Co.
Stewart Williams - Vice President, Middle East Research - Wood MackenzieStewart WilliamsVice President, Middle East ResearchWood Mackenzie
Farooq Qureshi - Managing Director  - Accenture Strategy Energy Middle East Farooq QureshiManaging Director Accenture Strategy Energy Middle East
Alok Chugh - Partner, MENA Government and Public Sector Tax Leader - Ernst & Young Alok ChughPartner, MENA Government and Public Sector Tax LeaderErnst & Young
Dr. Dawoud Bahzad - Division Director - Science & Technology - Petroleum Research Center Dr. Dawoud BahzadDivision Director - Science & TechnologyPetroleum Research Center
Olga Labai - Director - Oil and Gas ConsultantOlga LabaiDirectorOil and Gas Consultant
Jamie Ingram - Gulf Editor - MEESJamie IngramGulf EditorMEES

Benefits of attending the 2018 Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit:

  • Access regional companies strategic vision and masterplan and the opportunities available to existing and future clients and partners across the value chain
  • Identify new opportunities and projects for your organisation in the Middle East region
  • Gain insights into strategic cross-border projects and plans between regional players and the opportunities these hold
  • Discover how new technologies are providing the key to meeting future uncertainties
  • Understand new investment and financing strategies on the regional level
  • Find out about regional plans that will prepare the future generations for the Oil & Gas Sector
  • Be part of the collaborative solutions that will secure the region’s role as the world’s most reliable energy supplier

 

2018 Advisory Committee Includes:


H.E. Bakheet Al-Rashidi - Minister of Oil - KuwaitH.E. Bakheet Al-RashidiMinister of OilKuwait
Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar - CEO - KOC Jamal Abdulaziz JaafarCEOKOC
Mohammad Husain - Former President & CEO - EQUATE Petrochemical CompanyMohammad HusainFormer President & CEOEQUATE Petrochemical Company

With thanks to the 2018 Sponsors

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Essay Winner

We are pleased to announce the winners for the Kuwait Essay competition 
ZOHREH AGHA  and AYA CHEN DAOLIANG 

View the essay here

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