New office building in Kuwait for one of the world’s largest oil producers
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), a subsidiary of the state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, is one of the largest oil producers in the world. With an output of approx. 2.3 million of barrels of oil per day, KOC is the fourth largest producer in OPEC.
The company is located in Ahmadi, a district in south-eastern Kuwait City. Here, KOC recently built a new headquarters. The new office building named Al Tameer is located directly at the main entrance of Ahmadi City, a company-owned private town that includes residential buildings, parks, schools and recreational facilities for KOC employees. The new headquarters has four floors and a three level underground parking garage with an average area of 18,000 m² per level.
120,000 m² large pre-stressed flat slabs
DSI's licensee Kuwait Prospects Co W.L.L supplied DYWIDAG Post-Tensioning Systems for pre-stressing the flat slabs in the new office building. In total, bonded strand tendons with more than 9,000 flat anchorages were used in the 120,000 m² large pre-stressed flat slabs.