Middle East Economic Survey


No 45


Northern Projects Give Kuwait Cold Comfort

State-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) will struggle to deliver single handedly the key projects in northern Kuwait that are earmarked to provide the bulk of the planned production capacity drive to its 4mn b/d target, a senior Kuwaiti oil industry figure warns.

Much of Kuwaits future incremental production is made up of challenging heavy oil deposits or production related to non-associated gas...