Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) and Qatar University’s College of Engineering (QU-CENG) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate in the field of research, consultancy and knowledge transfer.The MoU was signed by Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al-Thani, Chief Engineering & Projects Officer, Qatargas, and Dr. Omar Al Ansari, Qatar University Vice President for Academic Affairs in the presence of Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Qatargas, and Dr. Hassan Al Derham, President of Qatar University. Commenting on this occasion, Qatargas CEO said “This MoU is a reflection of the continuing and historical collaboration between Qatargas and Qatar University for the last two decades in the areas of education, research, knowledge-sharing, and community development. It also supports the goals of the Qatar National Vision 2030. This joint collaboration recognizes the vital role that the Ministries, private sector and government entities play in serving the country and society. The exchange of experience and information between us will strengthen the relationship between the oil & gas sector and academia and enhance fields of study focusing on science, technology and research.”Dr. Hassan Al Derham, Qatar University President said “The MoU highlights Qatar University continuous efforts to provide solutions to local challenges, in line with national priorities towards a knowledge-based economy. It will also serve to facilitate knowledge and technology transfer and provide consultancy and research services, which will contribute to driving socio-economic development and sustainability in the State of Qatar.”The signed MoU aims to establish collaboration between Qatargas and Qatar University in the academic, research and student training and support field, as well as the exchange of information and consultancy. Qatar University will provide Qatargas with consultancy, workshops covering different areas and support to different projects by ensuring knowledge transfer and progressive development of existing projects.