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Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), signed a contract with Worley Consulting for a detailed feasibility study to explore the potential exploitation of renewable energy within its fields.
KOC stated in a press release that this was done in line with the roadmap for the energy transition to achieve net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2020.
It added that the electricity generated by the new renewable energy stations will be used to power the company’s facilities and fields, connecting them to the national grid.
Additionally, the company noted that the contract was signed during a meeting with Shamlan Al-Roumi, the KOC’s director of Health, Safety and Environment Group, and Hamad Al-Zaabi, the director of Innovation and Technology Group, as well as representatives from the Ministry of Electricity, Water and Renewable Energy.