Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) recently participated in the International Gas Research Conference 2020 (IGRC 2020), which was held on 24-26 February, 2020 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Center in Muscat.IGRC 2020's theme was “Gas Innovations for a Sustainable Future," reflecting the focus on innovative technologies that further the gas industry. Global natural gas consumption is expected to jump 40% by 2050, according to the US Energy Information Administration.The conference was organised with the support and endorsement of the International Gas Union (IGU), in which Qatargas is a member. The IGRC 2020 serves to promote the IGU's objective of delivering a sustainable future powered by natural gas. As part of this, a key objective is to promote the development of gas technologies and innovations needed to capitalise on the environmental benefits and gas contributions for inclusive growth toward a sustainable future.Qatargas participated as a Gold Sponsor of the conference and delivered a number of technical papers and posters. Topics included the maintenance and integrity of subsea pipelines, process wastewater treatment and reuse, flaring reduction and LNG manufacturing reliability.Support for the conferences aligns with Qatargas' commitment to operational excellence and serving as the World's Premier LNG Company.