Kuwait is investing in its heavy oil reserves despite the relatively expensive cost per barrel. With cutting edge techniques required to unlock their potential, Kuwait sees now as the right time to invest in the future.

The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) needs to find an extra 1mn b/d of domestic oil production in the next three years if it is to meet its 2020 target of 4mn b/d capacity, a level it aims to maintain until at least 2030.

As part of this, KPC subsidiary Kuwait Oil Company...