Posted on October 30, 2014
The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting (GOIC) signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Euro Petroleum Consultants (EPC), an independent consulting group with headquarters in London, to facilitate cooperation, coordination and business relationship between the two parties to pave the way for future agreements on specific projects.
The MoU was signed at GOIC's Doha headquarters by GOIC Secretary General Abdulaziz bin Hamad Al-Ageel and EPC President Colin Chapman in the presence of representatives from both parties. According to the MoU, the two sides agreed to cooperate in the areas of marketing, consulting, conferences and training, and to exchange expertise in these fields. The two parties held detailed discussions regarding the organization of a number of key events in GCC, notably the annual Middle East Technology Forum (ME-TECH) and the International Gas Technology Conference (IGTC). It has been agreed that GOIC will take part in the ME-TECH organized by EPC in Dubai in February, and that the following conference will take place in Doha and will be co-organized by GOIC and EPC.
GOIC is a regional organization that brings together Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Yemen. Based in Doha, it is an advisory knowledge-based institution aiming at developing regional industries by providing data, information, specialized researches, consultations and technical services for the public and private sectors in GCC countries. It is the top industrial consultations expertise hub boosting industrial development in GCC countries and Yemen. It seeks industrial integration and coordination between member states and endeavors to shape a regional industrial policy.