(MEBG) - ENI's presence in Kuwait dates back to 1965.
Oil Field exploration
Kuwait is interested in developing its oil fields, and therefore it will probably invite ENI (as well as other oil companies) to participate in operation for developing the northern oil fields. The duration of the contract will be 20 – 25 years. According to Kuwaiti sources, the aim of it is to increase production to 900,000 bpd. Kuwait intends to imply the same for it’s western fields.
Oil Field Services & Engineering:
In the oilfield services sector, Saipem carried out the construction of a water pipeline linking Shuaiba to Kuwait City (1965), a number of oil trunklines and flowlines (1992) and an oil well fire fighting system (1992).
In the engineering sector, Snamprogetti has implemented a turnkey contract involvingg the Shuaiba linear (LLDPE/HDPE) polyethylene project (1997) and has provided engineering services for the Shuaiba Refinery Expansion project (1975).
In 1997, the Company was awarded a turnkey contract concerning several units within the Construction of the Central Seawater Injection Plant, in northern Kuwait.
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