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Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • Published: September 2011
  • Region: Kuwait
  • 21 pages
  • GlobalData

Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is the national oil refining company of Kuwait. The company is engaged in the oil refining, gas liquefaction, marketing and distribution of petroleum products and gas. The company operates gas stations in the local market of Kuwait. Its refineries include Mina Abdulla, Mina Al-Ahmadi and Shuaiba Refinery. It operates as a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, which is 100% owned by the Government of Kuwait. The company's business divisions are oil refining, local marketing and fuel products. The company is headquartered at Safat, Kuwait.

Kuwait National Petroleum Company Key Recent Developments

May 24, 2011: KNPC To Use Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise To Upgrade Its Production Facilities
Apr 06, 2011: GS Engineering Wins $522m Contract From KNPC
Mar 09, 2011: GS Construction Wins $566.6m Contract From KNPC
Sep 06, 2010: KNPC Signs Refinery Contract With Tecnimont
Aug 03, 2010: KNPC Says Crude Oil Leakage Contained Near Al-Ahmadi Refinery

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List of Tables
Section 1 - About the Company
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Key Facts
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Key Employees
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Major Products and Services
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Key Operational Summary
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - History
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Company Statement
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Business Description
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Strengths
Strength - Strong Refining Base
Strength - Government Support
Strength - Broad Customer Base
Weakness - No Transparency in Operations
Weakness - Lack of Autonomy
Opportunity - New Refinery Project
Opportunity - Clean Fuels Project
Opportunity - Growing Demand In Kuwait
Opportunity - Geopolitical Risks
Threat - Rising Capital Costs in the Refining Sector
Threat - Fluctuations in Crude Oil and Natural Gas Prices
Kuwait National Petroleum Company - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments
May 24, 2011: KNPC To Use Intergraph SmartPlant Enterprise To Upgrade Its Production Facilities
Apr 06, 2011: GS Engineering Wins $522m Contract From KNPC
Mar 09, 2011: GS Construction Wins $566.6m Contract From KNPC
Sep 06, 2010: KNPC Signs Refinery Contract With Tecnimont
Aug 03, 2010: KNPC Says Crude Oil Leakage Contained Near Al-Ahmadi Refinery
Jul 27, 2010: Maire Tecnimont Wins New Contract From KNPC
Jun 11, 2010: Daelim Wins $877.3 Million Contract From KNPC
Jun 07, 2010: SPT Selected As Technical Advisor For Kuwait Gasport During 2010 Regasification Season
Jun 02, 2010: KNPC To Execute KWD410 Million New Natural Gas Projects
Mar 24, 2010: KNPC Resumes Operations At Shuaiba Refinery
Section 4 – Appendix
Methodology
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

List of Tables
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Facts
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Employees
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Major Products and Services
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Operational Summary, 2010
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, History
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Other Locations
Kuwait National Petroleum Company, Key Competitors
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