Petroleum conference kicks off in Kuwait
Kuwait, December 10, 2012
The fourth edition of the Kuwait International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (Kipce) began on Monday (December 10) under the theme “People and Innovative Technologies to Unleash Challenging Hydrocarbon Resources.”
The three-day event, being held at the Hilton Kuwait Resort, will combine a multi-disciplinary technical conference with a cutting-edge exhibition, bringing together regional and international professionals from all sectors of the oil and gas industry, said the organisers.
Kipce will see key players in the petroleum sector explore ways on how to get the most from the industry’s precious resources, the people, and the skills professionals need to acquire to be successful in the workplace.
The event, co-organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Kuwait University, is being held under the patronage of Hani A. Hussain, Minister of Oil and chairman of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) board. Trade visitors are offered free entrance to the expo.
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 their latest products and services.-TradeArabia News Service