September 23, 2022 oil and gas

KOC seeks to improve infrastructure to increase gas exploration & production


KUWAIT CITY, Sept 22: The Executive Vice President for Gas and Innovation at the Kuwait Oil Company, Bader Al-Munifi, said natural gas is a vital component of the global energy mix, and is considered one of the best sources of energy for Kuwait, reports Al-Rai daily.

Al-Munifi’s was speaking at the conference and exhibition of gas manufacturers in the Gulf states that was held at the Regency Hotel recently, during which he indicated that in light of the strategic directives of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, KOC seeks to rehabilitate the infrastructure to increase the exploration and production of natural gas in all fields of Kuwait, especially for non-associated gas (free) in Jurassic reservoirs. He added that the gas reservoirs consist of narrow and deep geological layers, which may reach 18,000 feet, and they are complex and costly to drill, because of high pressure and high acidity.

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