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									                          Kuwait Oil Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDGE7613SA                                                                                           Publication Date: JAN 2013

          P.O. Box 9758                                      Phone             +965 23989111                    Revenue         NA
          Ahmadi, Al Ahmadi                                  Fax               +965 23983661                    Net Profit      NA
          61008                                              Website           www.kockw.com                    Employees       NA
          Kuwait                                             Exchange                                           Industry        Oil & Gas

       Company Overview
       Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) is an oil and gas company. The company is active in exploration operations, on-shore and off-shore
       surveys, drilling wells and development of producing fields. KOC is one of the largest oil companies in the world. The company
       operates through four segments, namely, Exploration, Drilling, Production and Export. KOC is a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum
       Corporation (KPC). The company has offices in Kuwait and London. KOC is headquartered in Ahmadi, Kuwait.


       As a part of 2020 business strategy, the key goal of the company is to explore, develop and produce marketable quality from the
       hydrocarbon resources in the State of Kuwait.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Kuwait Oil Company, SWOT Analysis
         Sami Al-Rushaid                   Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Mohammad Hussain                  Deputy Chairman
                                                                                   Business Operations                  Safety Concerns
         Fahad Al-Ajmi                     Director
                                                                                   Substantial Asset Base
         Jamal Al-Noori                    Director
         Bader Al-Khashti                  Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Focus on Increasing Production Fluctuations in Crude Oil and
                                                                                                                  Natural Gas Prices
        Key Competitors                                                            Growing Energy Demand in
         Kuwait National Petroleum Company                                         Kuwait                         Geopolitical Risks

         Kuwait Gulf Oil Company
         Qatar Petroleum                                                          Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData

         Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
        Saudi Arabian Oil Company
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Dec 14, 2012                  Canadian Oil Recovery Provides Operations Update
       Dec 12, 2012                  Canadian Oil Recovery Provides Update On Projects In Kuwait And Saudi Arabia
       Dec 10, 2012                  Precision Drilling Announces 2013 Capital Expenditures
       Nov 06, 2012                  Wartsila Wins Contract To Supply Engines And Propulsion Systems For 14 Tugs
       Oct 12, 2012                  Damen To Build 14 Terminal Tugs For KOC
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Kuwait Oil Company - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Kuwait Oil Company - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 5
       Kuwait Oil Company - Major Products and Services .......................................................................................................................... 6
       Kuwait Oil Company - Key Operational Summary .............................................................................................................................. 7
       Kuwait Oil Company - History............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Kuwait Oil Company - Company Statement ....................................................................................................................................... 9
       Kuwait Oil Company - Locations And Subsidiaries........................................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Kuwait Oil Company - Business Description .................................................................................................................................... 11
       Kuwait Oil Company - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................. 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Kuwait Oil Company - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Business Operations ................................................................................................................................................ 12
             Strength - Substantial Asset Base............................................................................................................................................. 12
             Strength - Ability to control and reduce Flarings........................................................................................................................ 12
          Kuwait Oil Company - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................. 12
             Weakness - Safety Concerns .................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Kuwait Oil Company - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Focus on Increasing Production .......................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Growing Energy Demand in Kuwait ..................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Technological Implementations ........................................................................................................................... 13
          Kuwait Oil Company - Threats ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Fluctuations in Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices........................................................................................................ 13
             Threat - Geopolitical Risks ........................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Threat - Investigation into Company's Operations..................................................................................................................... 14
       Kuwait Oil Company - Key Competitors ........................................................................................................................................... 15
       Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 16
          Kuwait Oil Company, Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 16
             Dec 14, 2012: Canadian Oil Recovery Provides Operations Update ..........................................................................
								
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