Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company
|State of Kuwait
Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC)
|الشركة الكويتية للاستكشافات البترولية لخارجية|
|Agency executives||Nizar Al-Adsani, Chairman
Ali Al-Shammari, Deputy Chairman
|Parent agency||Kuwait Petroleum Corporation|
Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) (Arabic: االشركة الكويتية للاستكشافات البترولية لخارجية) was established in 1981 under the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation as a subsidiary company. It is empowered to undertake crude oil and natural gas exploration, development, and production operations outside Kuwait.
Since 1984, KUFPEC acquired petroleum concessions for discovery and development in Bahrain, Tunisia, Egypt, China and Indonesia. Today KUFPEC operates in several locations of Australia, Africa, Asia, and Middle East.
KUFPEC head office building is located in Administrative Shuwaikh Area in Kuwait, and has four international area offices in Australia, Tunisia, Pakistan, and Indonesia.