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Technical Affairs

Drilling & Production

The Department of drilling and production looks after control, supervision and follow up the drilling and production operations by following up all the technical matters concerning the drilling operations, repairing the wells and the production operations of oil and gas based on the correct technical basics. Also it carries on the duties of site supervision on the working oil companies according to the law No.19/73 concerning the conservation of petroleum wealth resources of the State of Kuwait and its executive regulations.

Drilling Controllership

  • Assess the received applications from the oil companies in regard of drilling, completing, repairing the wells and means of treatment with chemicals.
  • Daily follow up the current operations in those wells which are connected with the drilling devices and tools.
  • Prepare a daily report of these operations ad evaluate the preliminary and repairing wells operations.
  • Site visits to follow up the drilling operations and repair the wells.
  • Approve on the establishing of commercial companies applications received from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry.
  • Supply the establishments and public authorities with the requirements data.
  • Decide for the application of drilling programmes of experimental, defined and developmental wells, water injection and the application of production wells programmes.
  • Study and analyze the electrical records in regard of the solidarity of the cement under casing pipes.
  • Evaluate the technical studies prepared by the oil companies in the field of oil and gas wells drilling.

Production Controllership

  • Prepare the daily, monthly and periodical reports in regard of the oil companies production of oil, gas and the quantities of already used and burnt gas.
  • Prepare the monthly and periodical reports of activities and operations for the oil companies.
  • Study the future operational plans and the capital projects in relation with the production facilities and operations as well as evalute the necessity to carry out such projects.
  • Site supervision of the production facilities, oil and gas transit network from the wells to the gathering centers, as well as the respective projects of production operations, wet oil treatment, and desalter plants.
  • Evalute the technical studies prepared by the oil companies in accordance to production domain.
  • Follow up the oil and gas production rate levels in accordance to wells and fields and prepare their statistics.
  • Approve on the establishing of commercial companies applications received from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, as well as Supply the govermental authorities with the required production data.