OAPEC urges localizing modern technologies to face petroleum challenges

KUWAIT, March 15 (KUNA) — The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) urged the localization of modern technologies in various research centers in the member states to meet the challenges in the petroleum industry.

This came in the 10th annual meeting of training and petroleum research institutes and centers officials in the organization’s member states held Wednesday, said OAPEC in a statement.

The officials also stressed strengthening cooperation between petroleum research and training institutes and centers in all research sectors, while identifying the problems facing the petroleum sector and working to solve them using innovative scientific methods, it added.

In turn, OAPEC Secretary-General Jamal Al-Loghani called on petroleum research and training institutes and centers for cooperation in innovating technologies that contribute to developing the oil industry’s performance and improving its competitiveness in global markets to enable it to keep pace with global trends and overcome potential challenges. (end) km.aa

Source: Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)