Conference Profile

The 4 day technical conference at KOGS 2017 runs parallel to the exhibition of oil and gas products and services. Taking place under the theme Shaping the Energy Future: Integration and Diversification, it will address keys areas of upstream and downstream interest including:

Facilities & Construction
Unconventional Resources

The conference opening ceremony and executive plenary session will take place at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre The subsequent 3 days of the conference take place at the Kuwait International Fair.

Conference speaker Hosnia Hashim

Senior industry figures will also address crucial topics relevant to the current energy climate ranging from advances in technology, reservoir characterisation, well-head completions, production maximisation, unconventional resources, environmental concerns and case studies.

Conference audience 1

The conference is organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) in co-operation with a committee of regional and international geoscientists, petroleum engineers and chemical engineers.

Conference speaker Mohammed Al Mutairi

This multidisciplinary programme will seek to educate, stimulate and facilitate the Kuwaiti petroleum sector by focusing on science and engineering factors facing those working in Kuwait and the Divided Neutral Zone (shared with Saudi Arabia).

Exhibition Shell stand

In addition to the technical programme there will be extensive poster presentations, workshops and field trips.