Under the patronage of His Excellency Bakheet S. Al-Rashidi, Minister of Oil and Minister of Electricity and Water, State of Kuwait

SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition 10 - 12 Dec 2018 American University of the Middle East (AUM) Kuwait City, Kuwait

Cost Optimisation: The Key to Unlocking Heavy Oil Success


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Nayef A. Al-Anezi
Conference Chairperson
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, North Kuwait 
Kuwait Oil Company

Dear Esteemed Colleagues, 

As chairperson of the 2018 SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition, it is my honour and pleasure to invite you to participate in this specialised event that will be held 10-12 December 2018 in Kuwait.

The development and recovery of the worldwide vast reserves of heavy oil in the world will involve a number of environmental and economic challenges, where cost optimisation and management will be key success factors. This conference will be dedicated to this crucial topic, under the theme "Cost Optimisation: The Key to Unlocking Heavy Oil Success."

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"The 2018 SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition is a cornerstone for building knowledge on heavy oil’s most recent technologies and projects around the world. This event will be the right venue to enhance your network and awareness of the great accomplishments of Kuwait associated with the vibrant development plans in implementation for Umm Niqa and South Ratqa Fields, in several ways unique in the world. The conference will be focused on cost optimisation, a key element vital to unlock the success of heavy oil projects. I invite you to attend!”

Maria A. Capello
Programme Committee Chairperson
Kuwait Oil Company