Kuwait Oil Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

February 3, 2015
31 Pages - GLDATA32760

Kuwait Oil Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is an upstream oil and gas company. The company is active in exploration operations, onshore and offshore surveys, drilling wells and development of producing fields. The company operates through four segments, namely, Exploration, Drilling, Production and Export. It is also involved in crude oil storage and export activities. It operates gas, condensate, crude oil fuel, HFO, and Gas Oil pipeline networks in Kuwait. The company manages the production and export of oil and gas with associated facilities from more than 12 development fields in Kuwait. KOC is a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC). The company has offices in Kuwait and London. KOC is headquartered in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Kuwait Oil Company Key Recent Developments

Feb 02, 2015: GE Oil & Gas Signs MoU With KOC To Strengthen Kuwaiti Talent
Jan 20, 2015: Petrofac Awarded US$4 Billion Heavy Oil Project In Kuwait
Dec 30, 2013: Fluor to Provide Consulting Services for Kuwait Oil Company Projects
Dec 23, 2013: KOC Signs Contract with Technip
Dec 12, 2013: KOC Signs Contract with AMEC

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Kuwait Oil Company - Key Facts 5
Kuwait Oil Company - Key Employees 6
Kuwait Oil Company - Major Products and Services 7
Kuwait Oil Company - Key Operational Summary 8
Kuwait Oil Company - History 9
Kuwait Oil Company - Company Statement 11
Kuwait Oil Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Joint Venture 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Kuwait Oil Company - Business Description 13
Kuwait Oil Company - Corporate Strategy 14
Kuwait Oil Company - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Kuwait Oil Company - Strengths 15
Strength - Business Operations 15
Strength - Substantial Asset Base 15
Strength - Strong Reserve Replacement Ratio 15
Kuwait Oil Company - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Gas Leakage 16
Kuwait Oil Company - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Growing Energy Demand in Kuwait 17
Opportunity - Technological Implementations 17
Opportunity - New Contracts 17
Kuwait Oil Company - Threats 18
Threat - Exploration Production & Development Risks 18
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 18
Threat - Geopolitical Risks 18
Kuwait Oil Company - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments 20
Feb 02, 2015: GE Oil & Gas Signs MoU With KOC To Strengthen Kuwaiti Talent 20
Jan 20, 2015: Petrofac Awarded US$4 Billion Heavy Oil Project In Kuwait 21
Dec 08, 2014: KOC To Invest Nearly $7bn In Lower Fars Heavy-oil Project In Kuwait 22
Nov 12, 2014: Kuwait To Increase Oil Production To Four Million Barrels Per Day By 2020 23
Oct 02, 2014: Gestamp Solar signs a contract with Kuwait Oil Co. to install 10 MW in Kuwait 24
Aug 06, 2014: KOC Signs Contracts for Construction of 3 GCs in NK 25
Jul 14, 2014: L&T Hydrocarbon Wins Rs.5076 Crore Order For Kuwait Oil & Gas Facility 26
Jul 14, 2014: L&T Hydrocarbon Wins Rs. 5076 Crore Order for Kuwait Oil & Gas Facility 27
Jul 10, 2014: Petrofac Awarded US$700 Million Gathering Centre Project In Kuwait 28
Jun 19, 2014: CORRE Announces Major Drill Cuttings Treatment Contract in Kuwait -- Thu, 19 Jun 2014 11:25:00 GMT 29
Section 4 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables

Kuwait Oil Company, Key Facts 5
Kuwait Oil Company, Key Employees 6
Kuwait Oil Company, Major Products and Services 7
Kuwait Oil Company, Key Operational Summary, 2011 8
Kuwait Oil Company, History 9
Kuwait Oil Company, Other Locations 12
Kuwait Oil Company, Joint Venture 12
Kuwait Oil Company, Key Competitors 19
Units 30


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