GlassPoint Solar expands Kuwait presence, appoints country chairman

3/27/2014

GlassPoint Solar expands Kuwait presence, appoints country chairman

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait -- GlassPoint Solar, a solar EOR specialist, recently announced that it is establishing a new office in Kuwait City, and has appointed Abdul Hussain Shehab as country chairman. With more than 40 years of experience in Kuwait’s upstream oil and gas industry, Shehab will lead the company’s expansion in Kuwait.

Shehab was previously managing director and CEO of Al-Dorra Petroleum Services Company and, prior to that, served as the deputy managing director of Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) overseeing the West Kuwait fields. Shehab was with KOC for more than 30 years, holding various management positions across reservoir development, drilling and production operations. Under his leadership, KOC initiated the first steam flood project to produce heavy oil at Wafra field in the Neutral Zone, which is shared with Saudi Arabia.

Shehab is an active SPE member, and served on the group’s board of directors for three years representing the Middle East region. He sits on the boards of GOFSCO and Stone Energy, and was previously a board member of KOC, Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC) and Burgan Drilling Company.

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