The well-established SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference (KOGS) returns to Kuwait for the fourth time, further enhancing its position as a powerful global platform for professionals to discover and exchange advances and accomplishments in the oil and gas industry. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, the conference and opening ceremony will take place from 13–16 October, and the exhibition, from 14–16 October. This event is supported by the Ministry of Oil, State of Kuwait and Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and subsidiaries.
Organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and UBM AEM, this year’s conference is themed ‘New Energy Transition: Delivering Value Through Collaboration and Capability’, extending the industry’s potential by focusing on innovation and value by collaboration, and maximising capability.
Call for Papers
The conference will accept paper proposals until 29 April, in over 30 technical topics spanning 7 vast categories such as Future Workforce and Talent Management, Project Execution Excellence, Downstream Integration Synergies, Gas Development, Transportation and Marketing, Unlocking Upstream Potential, and more. “KOGS 2019 will provide a remarkable opportunity to enhance your technical expertise, expand your professional network, and learn about the major challenges, emerging technologies and key achievements in the energy sector”, says Farida Ali Abdullah, Programme Chairperson, Manager Reservoir Management, Kuwait Oil Company.
The event is set to attract 6,000+ qualified professionals from government representatives to key project owners, NOCs and IOCs, international service providers, EPC contractors, and consultants to address the evolving opportunities in the Kuwait and Middle East energy arena. Featuring 180+ companies, the show profile covers all areas of the industry including petroleum geosciences, exploration and production, and refining and petrochemicals.
An influential committee comprises of Hashem S. Hashem, Conference Chairperson, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation; Farida Ali Abdullah, Programme Chairperson, Manager Reservoir Management, Kuwait Oil Company, and Progamme Co-Chairpersons, Maria A. Capello, Consultant I, Kuwait Oil Company and Mohammed Al-Shatti, Manager (CEO Office), Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.