KOC signs two contracts to treat contaminated soil

    15 Aug 2021

    Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has signed two new contracts to remediate soil contaminated by oil spills in North and South Kuwait, as part of the Kuwait Environmental Rehabilitation Program (KERP), GDNonline reports.

    CEO Emad Mahmoud Sultan represented the Company in signing the contracts. DCEO (Major Projects & Technical Services) Khalid Al-Otaibi, DCEO (Commercial & Common Services) Abdul Wahab Al-Mithin, in addition to senior officials from KOC and the two contracting companies Hangzhou Zaopin and HEISCO, attended the signing ceremony.

    The contracts aim to implement projects to remediate and repair polluted soil in the second and third areas in North and South Kuwait due to the Iraqi invasion.

    You may read about war, mismanagement, and climate change that Iraq suffers from here.

    You may also check our author’s column about the environmental consequences of war here.

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