Posted on March 09, 2015

ConocoPhillips Qatar is premier partner of the Fifth Gulf Intelligence Doha Energy Forum & Women in Energy Summit, which will take place from tomorrow Tuesday, March 10th to Wednesday 11th March 2015 at the W Doha Hotel, Qatar.

The summit is held under the Patronage of His Excellency Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, President of the Administrative Control & Transparency Authority and organized by Gulf Intelligence. ConocoPhillips is keen to offer its support for this important industry focal point and will also be hosting three sessions throughout the two day event.

The Gulf Intelligence Doha Energy Forum is intended to facilitate a robust and intimate exchange of knowledge between the principal stakeholders responsible for the stewardship of the Qatar energy industry.  The Gulf Intelligence Women in Energy Summit on the other hand looks to discuss and debate the outlook the increasing trend towards women in the Gulf pursuing careers in the energy industry and putting forward recommendations on how to accelerate this trend.

Gary Skyes, president, ConocoPhillips Qatar said, “ConocoPhillips is dedicated to enhancing knowledge sharing and summits like this are an ideal way for us to come together with our peers and show our support and commitment to further positioning Qatar at the forefront of the global energy industry.”

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On the first day, ConocoPhillips’ Matt Fox, executive vice president, Exploration & Production will be taking part in the International Leadership Panel: “Asia Outlook” in which he will discuss energy demand in Southeast Asia and whether it will be a future engine of demand growth or demand decline.  This will be followed by ConocoPhillips’ Birger Balteskard, manager, Global LNG Marketing, who will address “Market Pattern Shifting: Change in Global LNG Supply/Demand Dynamics”. On the second day, Sarah Mroueh, Communications & Public Affairs Specialist, ConocoPhillips Qatar will take part in a panel discussion, “Generation Y Meets Baby Boomers in 21st Century Oil Industry – An Opportunity for Female Professionals”.

Sean Evers, Managing Partner, Gulf Intelligence said, “At a time of low oil prices and mixed global economic prospects, the Doha Energy Forum and the Women in Energy Summit offer a platform for the industry’s leading decision makers to discuss and debate the most critical issues affecting the energy sector in Qatar and beyond today. We are pleased to have the partnership of ConocoPhillips Qatar in driving forward these conversations with a view to producing tangible results for the Qatar energy industry.

ConocoPhillips will be attending the summit along with a broad range of international and local energy sector companies.