Informed sources in Kuwait revealed that there are collective resignations in the “National Petroleum Company” of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, due to “administrative amendments and suspicions about promotions in the sector.”
Informed sources revealed on KuwaitThe existence of collective resignations in the “National Petroleum Company” of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, due to “administrative amendments and suspicions about oil sector promotions,” in the country that has the sixth largest proven oil reserves in the world.
The Kuwaiti newspaper “Al-Qabas” quoted sources that it described as reliable, that the resignations included “Executive Vice President of the National Petroleum Company for Mina Al-Ahmadi Refinery Fahd Al-Daihani, and Deputy CEO of the National Petroleum Company of Mina Abdullah Refinery, Eng. Wadha Al-Khatib, and a number of company managers.
The sources said, “These representatives and managers submitted their resignations, while a group of heads of operations teams requested to be transferred from their departments after the emergence of a set of administrative problems and diminishing powers and the existence of suspicions of manipulation in promotions and tradeoffs.”
The sources stated, “The main reason for submitting these collective resignations is the promotion of the director of environmental fuel operations at Mina Al-Ahmadi refinery in the National Petroleum Company.”
She indicated, “After 10 team leaders nominated for the position of director of environmental fuel operations and the initial comparison was conducted, two out of the ten candidates were instructed to withdraw from the nomination to make room for a candidate affiliated with some of the company’s leaders to become one of the ten qualified to enter the interview.
The sources pointed out that this candidate was not among the top ten qualified to enter the interview at the beginning, “due to the short period of his service and also because of his remaining at his current degree compared to other competencies.”
The sources also indicated job adjustments that prompted these workers to resign, namely, “assigning the Executive Vice President for Services to head the Trade-Offs Committee, as the resigned see that his duties are purely administrative and his experience is limited to information technology, and that his assignment to head the committee diminishes their powers, especially in light of the disruption of the operation of the environmental fuel project. “.
The sources pointed out that “there is a state of dissatisfaction with a number of competencies and workers in the company as well as the Petroleum Corporation, due to the excesses of some officials and their control over promotions at the expense of competencies.”
Kuwait, a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), suffers from severe financial difficulties “due to the significant drop in oil prices in recent months and the negative repercussions that the spread of the Corona virus has on the economy.”