Expats number dwindles; Oil sector on road to ‘total’ Kuwaitization – ARAB TIMES – KUWAIT NEWS – Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

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  • Date: 22-Jun-2021
  • Source: Arab Times
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Expats number dwindles; Oil sector on road to ‘total’ Kuwaitization – ARAB TIMES – KUWAIT NEWS – Arab Times Kuwait English Daily

KUWAIT CITY, June 21: The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) says the number of non- Kuwaiti (expatriates) employees in the oil sector is 2,671, according to the latest official statistic issued following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, reports Al-Anba daily. It explained that the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has the largest number of expatriate workers at the sector level with about 1,832 employees, followed by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) with 657 expatriate employees, and then the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (Quebec) with 76 expatriate employees. The Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) has about 23 expatriate workers, the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) has 29 expatriate employees, the Gulf Oil Company has 11 expatriate employees, the Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company (KUFPEC) has 39 expatriate employees, the Kuwait Petroleum International Company has three expatriate employees, and the KPC’s administrative building has one expatriate employee.

It is a known fact that KPC and its subsidiaries are working on a plan to replace expatriate workers with national workers in order to reach the highest Kuwaitization rates based on the directives of the State and the National Assembly in this regard. Regarding the number of expatriate petroleum engineers working in the

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