Posted on October 07, 2013

His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada (pictured), Minister of Energy and Industry, formally opened today the 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition (DIOGE), an event that showcases the latest technologies and developments in the oil and gas industry. The event, which is scheduled until October 10 at the Doha Exhibition Centre, features the participation of over 90 exhibitors from 20 different countries, representing diverse sectors of the oil and gas industry.

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has a strong presence as the host and platinum sponsor of the 8th DIOGE 2013 in line with the corporation’s prominent role in Qatar’s vibrant oil and gas industry. The QP stand highlights the corporation’s comprehensive activities which cover the full range of upstream and downstream operations.

ExxonMobil, a diamond sponsor, represented by Saleh Al Mana, said “The Doha International Oil & Gas Exhibition is an important platform for the energy sector, providing an opportunity to showcase Qatar’s energy industry to a broad audience, represented by industry professionals from various parts of the world, all of whom have travelled to Qatar to compare products, and discuss advancements, trends and other topics of great significance to our industry.”


RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) Chief Executive Officer, Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi commented saying: “DIOGE offers the energy sector’s professionals the opportunity to keep abreast of the developments of one of the country’s fastest growing industries. RasGas has supported DIOGE since its early days and is pleased to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 8th edition.”

Mr. Stephen A. Kelly, President and General Manager of Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd, which is the Lanyard and Gold Sponsor of DIOGE, stated that “Oxy Qatar has been an active investor in the Middle East / North Africa for more than four decades. As a sponsor of this exhibition, we are pleased to support Qatar’s role as a center of excellence for oil and gas technology. We trust the event will prove to be a valuable collaborative opportunity for both visitors and exhibitors.”

”Qatar Shell is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition. We are looking forward to the event, which will showcase our latest technologies and innovations,” added Qatar Shell in a statement.

Over the course of the four-day exhibition, DIOGE will have a daily interactive workshop that is open to all school and university students facilitated by DIOGE sponsors, while experts in oil and gas technologies will provide a comprehensive educational program on the latest products, technologies and issues that face today’s oil and gas industry.

With the large number of exhibitors taking part this year, DIOGE is  going from strength to strength, with a networking lunch and business meetings taking place daily throughout the event, which is open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm daily.

Among the other sponsors and partners of 8th DIOGE  are Environment Energy Holding (EEH), Renaissance Hotel, Oil Review Middle East, DMS Global, The Oil and Gas Year, World Oils, Gasworld, Oil and Gas Directory, Upstream, Oil and Gas Jobsearch, Qatar Magazine, Gulf oil, Media Network, Creative design, the edge, Al Muftah Rent-A-Car and Airlink Qatar.

For more information about the event, please visit or call Qatar Expo at +974 44650211.