Qatar Petroleum took part in the 8th Middle East Refining and Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition (Petrotech 2012), which formally opened on Monday and ended yesterday, May 23, at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.
The event, which was held under the patronage of HRH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, was inaugurated by H.E. Sheikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Deputy Prime Minister, accompanied by H.E. Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Energy and Chairman of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) of Bahrain.
H.E. Sheikh Al Khalifa visited the QP stand, where he was received by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Thamer Al-Thani, Qatar’s Ambassador to Bahrain, Dr. Mohammed Yousef Al-Mulla, CEO of Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO), Hussain Mohammed Al-Muftah, Assistant Manager for Downstream Business Development and Evaluation (Petrochemical) at QP, well as by the other members of the QP delegation, who presented him with a gift.
Petrotech 2012 was being held under the theme “Creating Value: Technology, Investment & People.” Organized by Arabian Exhibition Management in cooperation with specialized parties and in coordination with NOGA, the event has attracted the participation of more than 100 companies representing over 20 countries.
This year, a program was being held to give engineering students from all over the GCC the opportunity to attend the conference, thus enabling them to interact with industry experts and to increase their knowledge in their field of study. In line with this, QP was sponsoring the participation of seven students from Qatar University at Petrotech 2012.
In line with its role as a leading player in the regional and global oil and gas industry, QP also had a strong presence as a major exhibitor at Petrotech 2012. The QP stand has attracted the interest of many delegations, visitors and students, enabling the corporation to highlight its extensive activities and operations. Over 200 delegates, industry professionals and students visited QP stand on the first day of the event, and they inquired about QP’s latest projects and the available job opportunities in the corporation.
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