PROJECTS: Nine firms vie for Kuwait oil consultancy deal

Contract includes services for KPC

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Kuwaiti Control Operator Hassan Ashour works at the new Gathering Center-24 in the northern oil fields of Sabriya. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Kuwaiti Control Operator Hassan Ashour works at the new Gathering Center-24 in the northern oil fields of Sabriya. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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State oil operator Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has shortlisted nine international companies for a contract involving providing consultancy services. 

The nine firms are the Boston Consulting Group, Strategy& Middle East, Accenture Middle East, AT Kearney, McKinsey, Oliver Wyman, Deloitte, Bain & Company- Middle East, and Ernst & Young. 

The contract involves “providing consultancy services to support KPC’s planning and financial sector,” the Kuwaiti Arabic language daily Alanba said, adding that contract details would be published shortly in the official gazette. 

The services are within plans to develop operations by KPC, which manages the Gulf country’s hydrocarbon sector, it said. 

(Writing by Nadim Kawach; Editing by Anoop Menon)

(anoop.menon@refinitiv.com

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