The second edition of the SPE International Heavy Oil Conference and Exhibition attracted more than 665 attendees from 110 companies. Organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the three-day event is being held under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Ali Saleh Al-Omair, Minister of Oil and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs, State of Kuwait.
Nizar M. Al-Adsani, Chief Executive Officer, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, says, “This event focuses on the latest developments and innovation in heavy oil. It is a subject that’s of great importance, both regionally and internationally, as the efficient extraction of heavy oil continues to play an everexpanding role in meeting global energy demand. Kuwait is proud to be hosting an event of this stature which will provide several avenues for knowledge sharing and dissemination, and forging new business relationships”.