Qatargas is participating in the 9th International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), being held at the Qatar National Convention Centre in Doha during 06 – 09 December 2015.
Held under the theme “Technology and Partnerships for a Sustainable Energy Future” the event addresses the need for partnerships involving business, government, and civil society, and explore collaborative strategies for making current energy sources cleaner and more efficient, and producing and distributing energy in potentially new ways.
As a key industry event, Qatargas views the conference as a platform to discuss and share perspectives on current and future industry topics, exchange knowledge and benefit from the expertise and capabilities of the participating countries and organizations. The event also provides excellent networking opportunities with industry peers from across the industry value chain.
Qatargas is a Titanium Sponsor of the Young Member Activities organised as part of the conference to benefit the best undergraduate and post-graduate petroleum engineering students from international institutions. This programme officially began on Sunday, 6th December, and as sponsor Qatargas Reservoir Engineering Division Manager, Haytham Abdulaziz Al Meer, addressed the students providing a general overview of the company and its activities while Shahed Ibrahim Al-Shaikh, Production Performance Engineer at Qatargas, illustrated the “LNG value Chain” to the students .
On Wednesday, 9th December, Qatargas Chief Operating Officer – Engineering & Ventures, Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al-Thani will attend a panel session, titled “Investing in Energy and Optimising Costs for the Long Term” and will deliver a presentation on some of the major projects to improve energy efficiency titled "Qatargas Environmental Projects: Past and Present". Over the course of the conference Qatargas delegates will present 15 papers covering a variety of subjects that highlight Qatargas’ innovation, operating excellence and environmental stewardship, as well as presenting best practices in addressing some of the major engineering challenges in the LNG industry.
An exhibition is being held in parallel to the conference, in which Qatargas is participating as part of the Qatar Petroleum pavilion. Visitors will be able to receive first-hand information from Qatargas personnel at the stand.
Founded in 2005, the International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) is an annual event rotating between Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The scope of the conference programme and associated industry activities address technology and relevant industry issues that challenge industry professionals and management around the world.