Statssekretær Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde møtte onsdag 5. juli ledere for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) som er på norgesbesøk denne uken. Ledelsen i KOC er for tiden i Norge for å besøke norske industri- og forskningsaktører innen olje- og gassektoren og for å diskutere utvikling av et veikart for Kuwaits offshoresatsning.
In the light of the Memorandum of Understanding supported by the Kingdom of Norway , entered into between Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and its subsidiaries with Cornea Services in February 2016,
for cooperation in the areas of research, development and technology for the oil and gas industry, and under the directions of its Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of KPC Mr. Nizar Al-Adsani and the Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) Mr. Jamal Abdulaziz Jaafar, an ofﬁcial delegation from KOC arrived to Norway on the 2nd of July 2017. In addition to highlevel ofﬁcial meetings, the aim for the visit was to Kick-off the “Kuwait Offshore O&G Roadmap Project” and to form a combined Steering Committee to lead integrated Working Teams for development and implementation of the Kuwaiti Offshore O&G strategy under the directions of the MoU.
The KOC delegation headed by Mr. Ahmad Jaber AlEidan – DCEO Drilling & Technology, was welcomed by H. E. the ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway to Kuwait, UAE and Qatar, Mr. Jens Eikaas. The ambassador was heading the delegation from the Norwegian side as the Highest Level patronage to this visit and throughout the whole program which also included ofﬁcial meetings with the Norwegian Deputyminister of Foreign Affairs and the Deputy-minister of Oil & Energy