2012 Kuwait International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition opens on Monday
- Kuwait: Thursday, December 06 - 2012 at 16:44
- PRESS RELEASE
The fourth edition of the Kuwait International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (KIPCE) takes place 10-12 December 2012 at the Hilton Kuwait Resort, Kuwait, with the theme "People and Innovative Technologies to Unleash Challenging Hydrocarbon Resources".
The event, co-organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Kuwait University, is held under the patronage of H.E. Hani A. Hussain, Minister of Oil and Chairman of the Board, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), who will deliver a keynote speech during the opening ceremony on Monday, 10 December.
The technical programme includes an executive plenary session discussing the conference theme, two panel sessions reviewing "Unlocking the Potential of Challenging Resources" and "Developing People and Competencies within the Industry", and more than 40 technical presentations during 14 sessions covering all aspects of conventional resources. Sessions on the development of unconventional reservoirs and intelligent oilfields will also take place.
Ridha Gharbi, conference chairperson, said "KIPCE will combine a world-class technical conference with a global exhibition, bringing together regional and international professionals and offering the opportunity for industry leaders to network, share ideas, exchange technical knowledge, and to discuss current industry related issues all under one roof."
The exhibition will take place at the same venue where more than 25 exhibitors from renowned oil and gas companies will showcase the latest products and services they have to offer. Trade visitors are offered free entrance to the exhibition.
KIPCE is sponsored by Chevron (Platinum Sponsor); ExxonMobil, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, Schlumberger, Shell (Gold Sponsors); Baker Hughes, BP, Kuwait Energy (Silver Sponsors); Schneider Electric (Delegate Bag Sponsor); Halliburton (Lanyard Sponsor); and Geolog International (Day One Coffee Break Sponsor). Oil & Gas Middle East is the official media supporter and DEW Journal, GulfOilandGas.com, Petroleum Africa, Rigsworld, and Worldoils are media supporters.
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