ExxonMobil has been collaborating with Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) and Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) to help address key challenges facing the industry, including joint technical studies, training, research center site visits and advanced specialized technical support. Currently, ExxonMobil continues to assess new joint collaboration opportunities across the Middle East in all sectors of our industry.
Technology and Technical Training
ExxonMobil is committed to developing the technical and professional knowledge of the nationals in countries where we do our business. We look forward to being a partner who can expand training opportunities offered to the Kuwaiti professionals who operate in today's highly technical oil and gas business. ExxonMobil hosts approximately 200 in-house technical courses annually, training more than 7,000 students capitalizing on its Upstream technical training center in Houston, which is equipped with the latest computing, including a center for 3D visualization. We also offer other developmental training and assignments throughout the world.
ExxonMobil has state-of-the-art technology that is unsurpassed in the industry and provides a sustainable competitive advantage. We look forward to bringing our new and advanced technologies to Kuwait. Our robust proprietary research effort and our commitment and success in technology differentiate us from others. We believe our understanding of the subsurface is unparalleled. As inventors and pioneers of 3D seismic technology, we have vast experience in the application of subsurface imaging and reservoir management technologies to solve reservoir performance problems in many large carbonate fields. We continue to develop new tools to add to our industry-leading suite of proprietary technologies. Additionally, we lead the industry in Enhanced and Improved Oil Recovery (EOR / IOR) technology, with our operations underpinned by decades of research in improving EOR methods. Our business partners benefit not only from the proven set of tools we have today, but also from the proprietary technology we will continue to develop in the future.
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