From left: David Key of Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel, Stephen Kelly from Oxy Occident Petroleum Qatar, Saleh Al Mana of ExxonMobil Qatar, Abdul Rahman Al Obaidly from Qatar Petroleum, Abdulla Hashim of RasGas and Hadi A Ali, of Qatar Expo, during a press conference yesterday. (Abdul Basit)
DOHA: Qatar Expo Event Management, the organiser of Qatar’s largest oil and gas event, has announced to host the 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition (DIOGE) from October 7-10.
The four-day exhibition will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum H E Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada at Doha Exhibition Centre.
The event is expected to be the Gulf’s premier and influential oil and gas exhibition covering 10,000sqm space. It will feature participants from 20 countries including Kenya, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, KSA, UAE, Oman, US, Singapore, Switzerland and Turkey and anticipating about 10,000 visitors from local, regional and international oil and gas companies.
Showing their interminable support for DIOGE, Qatar Petroleum (QP) confirmed their participation as the host and platinum sponsor.
The principal activities of QP, its subsidiaries and joint ventures are the exploration, production, local and international sale of crude oil, natural gas and gas liquids, refined products, synthetic fuels, petrochemicals, fuel additives, fertilizers, liquefied natural gas (LNG), steel and aluminium.
An affiliate of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and natural gas company, ExxonMobil Qatar Inc signed on as a diamond sponsor of the event.
“ExxonMobil is pleased to partner with the Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition this year,” said Saleh Al Mana, Vice-President of Public & Government Affairs for ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. “This exhibition offers immense opportunities, and our decision to support it stems from our commitment to support Qatar across various fronts, particularly in advancing the public’s awareness of the role Qatar has assumed as the largest supplier of liquefied natural gas.”
RasGas has corroborated their support for the 8th DIOGE as a diamond sponsor.
A subsidiary of NYSE Oxy, Occidental Petroleum of Qatar will support it as a gold and lanyard sponsor, while, Shell Qatar has once again confirmed their collaboration for the exhibition as gold sponsor.
The Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel will endorse as the official hotel for DIOGE 2013.
The exhibition has also the support of reputable national and international media partners that plays a significant role in promoting and advertising this outstanding event namely, The Oil & Gas Year, Spie Oil & Gas Year, Universal Solutions/ Gulf Oil and Gas, Oil Gas Directory, Upstream, Worldoil, DMS Global, Alain Charles, Upstream, Easy Finder, Gasworld, the Edge, Media Network, Petrofinder, Petronoticias, Pegasus Consultancy ,TPG Publishing – Qatar Magazine and Creative Design.