Honeywell opens new centre in Kuwait to demonstrate oil and gas technologies

Honeywell opens new centre in Kuwait to demonstrate oil and gas technologies
Honeywells staff celebrate the opening of the new centre at Mina Abdullah.
Published: 23 May 2018 - 1:45 a.m.
By: Jonathan Sheikh-Miller

Honeywell has opened a customer experience centre (CEC) at its office in Mina Abdullah in southern Kuwait, which aims at giving local customers, trainees and students a deeper understanding of Honeywell products and solutions for oil and gas facilities and refineries.

The launch of the CEC reflects Honeywell’s strategic commitment to the development and advancement of key industries in Kuwait and allows visitors to see, touch and experience a variety of technologies. Together with the Honeywell Automation College in the same location, the facility provides a wide range of training on automation technologies for upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas environments, and uses real case studies to facilitate learning.

The Automation College has been delivering global training capabilities in Kuwait through more than 300 courses specifically designed to address the challenges and future requirements of local power and water, oil and gas, and automation industries.

“This innovative facility – the first of its kind in Kuwait – is designed to develop the knowledge of industry workers on critical oil and gas technologies, trends and solutions, while supporting key national initiatives such as Kuwaiti Vision 2035 and the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation’s 2030 Strategy,” said George Bou Mitri, president of Honeywell Kuwait, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. “Honeywell has had a presence in Kuwait for over 50 years, and we are proud to open this facility to further support our customers and play our part in expanding and growing the oil and gas sector in Kuwait.”

The CEC features the latest connected technologies for the oil and gas market, including Honeywell Connected Plant technologies, process control solutions as well as fire, gas detection and cyber security solutions.

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