25 August | 10:00 - 11:30 | Webinar | Open for all

Norwegian Energy Partners invites to a webinar on current market situation and future possibilities in Qatar and Kuwait

Qatar is investing heavily in the expansion of South Pars and is planning to increase LNG exports from 77,8 to 126 million mt/ year by 2028 / 2029. QP signed the largest LNG shipbuilding program in history on June 1st with South Korea’s “Big 3” shipyards to secure more than 100 ships costing more than $19.23 billion.

Kuwait’s offshore drilling plan has been pushed back by 6 to 9 months but will go ahead. Kuwait currently operates 140 land rigs.


During the webinar, NORWEP, Equinor and a local Kuwaiti company will present the market opportunities for Qatar and Kuwait for 2020 and 2021.

Equinor will present their plans and opportunies within

  • the new LNG trains
  • QP’s order of 100 new ships
  • drilling, production
  • Hydrogen and digitalisation.

In addition, the webinar will give you an insight regarding drilling and productions activities in Kuwait.

Preliminary Programme (times in CEST):

09:00 Welcome by Oddmar Johannesen, Director Middle East and India, Norwegian Energy Partners
09:05 Market Overview Qatar & Kuwait, by Nasrollah Gharesifard, Energy Advisor, Norwegian Energy Partners
09:20 Opportunities in Kuwait, by Mohammad J Alfawaz, Chief Executive Officer & Abdulrazaq H Ali, Executive Director, Middle East Oilfield Services
09:35 Equinor in Qatar and Kuwait, Ahmed Osman, Business Development Manager Qatar & Kuwait, Equinor
10:00 Q&A, moderated by Oddmar Johannesen
10:30 Finished

Practical information

This is an online webinar which will be held on Tuesday 25 August from 10:00 – 11:30 CEST

There is no participation fee for NORWEP members. Non-members will be charged a participation fee of NOK 2.500,- (incl VAT) per person upon registration.

Program & further information

Register through the link underneath. In due time, before the webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with the link to join the webinar.