This chapter includes the following articles.
Hydrocarbons wealth has been the central pillar of Kuwait’s economy for nearly a century, and the nation’s proven oil reserves of around 101bn barrels underwrite its future economic wellbeing. However, the supply of non-associated natural gas, which the country discovered in 2006, has fallen behind demand, as domestic electricity generation infrastructure struggles to keep pace. Still, Kuwait has many options when it comes to resolving the challenges facing its energy sector: new fields and new technologies. This chapter contains interviews with Farouq Al Zanki, Former CEO, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation; and Sara Akbar, CEO, Kuwait Energy.