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Gas Market Outlook in Kuwait, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Sep 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 57 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Kuwait. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Kuwait. The report compares the investment environment in Kuwait with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Kuwait together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Kuwait for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Kuwait.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Kuwaits energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Kuwait including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.
Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the countrys energy market. 
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data. 
  • Assess your competitors major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events. 
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Content

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7

2 Kuwait Energy sector 8
2.1 Kuwait Energy sector, Market Overview 8
2.2 Kuwait Energy Sector, Natural Gas 9
2.2.1 Kuwait Natural Gas, Overview 9
2.2.2 Kuwait Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 9
2.2.3 Kuwait Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 13
2.2.4 Kuwait Natural Gas, Infrastructure 13

3 Kuwait Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 15
3.1 Introduction 15
3.2 The Overall Ranking 15
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 15
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 17
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 20
3.4.2 Gas Production 20
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 20
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 20
3.5 Economic Performance 21
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 22
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 22
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 22
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 23
3.6.1 Democracy Index 24
3.6.2 Governance Index 24

4 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector 25
4.1 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 25
4.1.1 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 25
4.1.2 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 25
4.2 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 26
4.2.1 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 26
4.2.2 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 27
4.2.3 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 27
4.2.4 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 28
4.3 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 28
4.3.1 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production 28
4.4 Kuwait Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 28
4.4.1 Kuwait Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 28
4.4.2 Kuwait Exploration and Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 29
4.5 Kuwait Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries 29
4.5.1 Dec 22, 2009: KOC Strikes Light Crude Oil And Gas Field In Kuwait 29
4.6 Kuwait Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 29
4.6.1 Apr 14, 2010: KOC To Produce 3.3 Million Bopd In August 2011 29
4.6.2 Mar 28, 2010: KOC Plans To Drill 200 Oil Wells At Al Ratqa Oil Field In Kuwait 29

5 Kuwait Pipeline Sector 30
5.1 Kuwait Pipeline Sector, Key Data 30
5.2 Kuwait Pipeline Sector, An Overview 30
5.3 Kuwait Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 30
5.4 Kuwait Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 31

6 Kuwait LNG Sector 32
6.1 Kuwait LNG Sector, Key Data 32
6.2 Kuwait LNG Sector, Regasification 32
6.2.1 Kuwait LNG Sector, Regasification, Total Regasification Capacity 32
6.2.2 Kuwait LNG Gas Sector, Regasification Capacity- Wise (Bcf) Market Share By Company 33
6.2.3 Kuwait LNG Sector, Asset- Wise Regasification Capacity 34

7 Profile of Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C 35
7.1 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C., Key Information 35
7.2 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C, Company Overview 35
7.3 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C, Business Description 35
7.3.1 Business Overview 35
7.4 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C, SWOT Analysis 36
7.4.1 Overview 36
7.4.2 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C. Strengths 36
7.4.3 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C. Weaknesses 37
7.4.4 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C. Opportunities 37
7.4.5 Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C. Threats 38

8 Profile of Kuwait Gulf Oil Company 39
8.1 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Key Information 39
8.2 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Company Overview 39
8.3 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Business Description 39
8.3.1 Business Overview 39
8.4 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, SWOT Analysis 40
8.4.1 Overview 40
8.4.2 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Strengths 40
8.4.3 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Weaknesses 41
8.4.4 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Opportunities 41
8.4.5 Kuwait Gulf Oil Company Threats 42

9 Profile of Kuwait National Petroleum Company 44
9.1 Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Information 44
9.2 Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Company Overview 44
9.3 Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Business Description 44
9.3.1 Business Overview 44
9.4 Kuwait National Petroleum Company, SWOT Analysis 45
9.4.1 Overview 45
9.4.2 Kuwait National Petroleum Company Strengths 45
9.4.3 Kuwait National Petroleum Company Weaknesses 46
9.4.4 Kuwait National Petroleum Company Opportunities 46
9.4.5 Kuwait National Petroleum Company Threats 47

10 Recent Developments 48
10.1 Other Significant Developments 48
10.1.1 Aug 10, 2010: Four Arab States Show Interest In Buying Iranian Gas 48
10.1.2 Aug 03, 2010: KNPC Says Crude Oil Leakage Contained Near Al-Ahmadi Refinery 48
10.1.3 Jun 02, 2010: KNPC To Execute KWD410 Million New Natural Gas Projects 48
10.1.4 May 10, 2010: Kuwait To Raise Oil Output To 4 Million Bpd 48
10.1.5 Apr 28, 2010: KPC, Shell Sign LNG Supply Agreement To Meet Summer Demand 49
10.1.6 Apr 18, 2010: Arabs Plan $470 Billion Investment In Energy Projects 49
10.1.7 Mar 31, 2010: India Holds Talks With US, Kuwait, Mexico And Indonesia For Cooperation In Oil Sector 50
10.1.8 Feb 02, 2010: Kuwait Allots $7.7 Billion For Oil Projects 50
10.1.9 Jan 25, 2010: Kuwait Ready To Join Gas Network With Iran 51
10.1.10 Jan 20, 2010: KOTC To Infuse Over KWD30 Million In LNG Plant Construction In Kuwait 51
10.1.11 Jan 19, 2010: KOC Extends Bidding Tender For Oil Pipeline In Kuwait 52
10.1.12 Dec 30, 2009: KGOC To Invest $1.1 Billion On Oil And Gas Projects In 2010 52
10.2 New Contracts Announcements 52
10.2.1 Jun 07, 2010: SPT Selected As Technical Advisor For Kuwait Gasport During 2010 Regasification Season 52
10.2.2 Apr 26, 2010: Vitol, KPC Sign LNG Supply Agreement To Meet Summer Demand 53

11 Appendix 54
11.1 Methodology 54
11.1.1 Coverage 54
11.1.2 Secondary Research 55
11.1.3 Primary Research 55
11.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 56
11.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 56
11.2 Contact Us 56
11.3 About GlobalData 56
11.4 Disclaimer 57

List of Table


Table 1: Kuwait, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 10
Table 2: Kuwait, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 12
Table 3: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 15
Table 4: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 17
Table 5: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 21
Table 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 21
Table 7: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 23
Table 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 23
Table 9: Kuwait, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 25
Table 10: Kuwait, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 26
Table 11: Kuwait, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002- 2009 27
Table 12: Kuwait, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 27
Table 13: Kuwait, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002-2009 28
Table 14: Kuwait, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 28
Table 15: Kuwait, Active Gas Field Asset Details 28
Table 16: Kuwait, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 29
Table 17: Kuwait, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 30
Table 18: Kuwait, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 30
Table 19: Kuwait, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 31
Table 20: Kuwait, LNG Key Statistics, 2009 32
Table 21: Kuwait, Total Regasification Capacity (Bcf), 2000-2015 32
Table 22: Kuwait, Regasification Capacity by Company (Bcf), 2000-2015 33
Table 23: Kuwait, Regasification Capacity (Bcf), 2000-2015 34
Table 24: Kuwait Oil Company K.S.C., Key Facts 35
Table 25: Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Key Facts 39
Table 26: Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Facts 44

List of Chart


Figure 1: Kuwait, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 8
Figure 2: Kuwait, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 11
Figure 3: Kuwait, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 13
Figure 4: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 18
Figure 5: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 19
Figure 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 20
Figure 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 22
Figure 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 24
Figure 9: Kuwait, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 25
Figure 10: Kuwait, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 26
Figure 11: Kuwait, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002-2009 27
Figure 12: Kuwait, Regasification Capacity (Bcf), 2000-2015 33

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