Kuwait Petroleum Corporation *Private


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Foundation: 1980

Mission: Excellence and integration are our path to globality.

Vision: Our vision is to reach a leading global position in the oil and gas field through: • Being a secure and reliable supplier of hydrocarbons. • Managing our operations with world-class HSSE standards. • Being highly profitable and performance-driven enterprise. • Being an actively integrated organization with corporate thinking approach. • Being an employer of choice. • Being a positive role model for Kuwait Society.

History: www.kpc.com.kw

Subordinate organizations:

  • Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Company
  • Kuwait Gulf Oil Company
  • Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company
  • Kuwait National Petroleum Company
  • Kuwait Oil Company
  • Kuwait Petroleum International
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Companies sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldMiddle EastARAB COUNTRIESKuwait
Earth and Planetary Sciences 3271st192nd122nd5th
Energy 3488th342nd217th7th
Medicine +    

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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