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Kuwait opportunities focus of energy conference

Kuwait City, October 16, 2012

The growing number of opportunities in Kuwait will be the focus of the 7th Annual Kuwait Energy and Infrastructure Projects Conference 2012 set to be held next month at the Marriott Courtyard.

Meed, will host the event from November 4 to 7, shedding light on up-to-date business intelligence on the fast and expanding infrastructure project sectors of Kuwait.

Keynote speakers include Farouk Al Zanki, CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation who will address opportunities and progress developments in exploiting the hydrocarbons sector to optimize Kuwait’s energy resource; Abdulaziz Al Kulaib, undersecretary, Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait, who will give an overview of mega infrastructure projects led by Ministry of Public Works working towards the Kuwait Development Plan; and Adel Al Roumi, director general, Partnership Technical Bureau who will open a day dedicated to discussing the progress of Kuwait’s extensive planned public-private partnerships (PPP) programme on November 7.

Meed Projects data reveals that there are $99.5 billion-worth of schemes across all sectors currently at the design, prequalification or tender phase in Kuwait. Almost $55 billion of the projects are in the country’s oil and gas, and power and water sectors.

Edmund O'Sullivan, chairman, Meed Events, said: “The 7th Annual Kuwait Energy and Infrastructure Projects Conference 2012 will provide exclusive insight into the country’s various projects and key associated challenges across sectors including oil & gas, power & water, social & transport infrastructure and finance.”

“While last year's conference attracted record-breaking 250 attendees, this year’s event has been expanded to include more client-led presentations and case study analysis opening up new avenues of opportunity.”

“At this event, we are bringing together all major project teams and government authorities so that an effective future strategy can be shaped. Over 30 handpicked country experts have been specifically selected to give an in-depth insight into the opportunities available in the market.”

“This event is the perfect platform to meet key decision makers who can significantly influence future profitability, to explore the opportunities in Kuwait and also to expand and fast track commercial success,” added O’Sullivan.

Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) is a supporting partner along with the Ministry of Public Works and Partnership Technical Bureau (PTB).

The event’s primary focus will be on the major private sector players to discuss various projects and key associated challenges across sectors including oil & gas, power & water, social & transport infrastructure and finance. – TradeArabia News Service




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