The Al Reyada Energy Seminar 2024 organised by TotalEnergies Qatar, successfully wrapped up here, engaging some 232 participants from both the industry and leading academic institutions.
The three-day seminar themed ‘The Dynamics within the Energy Market’, facilitated a deep dive into the energy sector's evolving trends.
Participants engaged in a broad range of energy-related topics guided by experts from the TotalEnergies Professors Association and other distinguished speakers.
The event also featured interactive workshops and team-building activities, fostering networking and collaborative learning.
Guest speaker Abdul Rahman al-Baker, manager, Department of Production Planning and Business Development at Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) also presented the Qatar National Renewable Energy Strategy (QRES) launched in January 2022 to develop a comprehensive roadmap for developing Qatar’s renewable sector.
In his address at the event’s conclusion, Mansur Zhakupov, country chair and managing director at TotalEnergies EP Qatar, reflected on the seminar, saying "The Al Reyada Seminar has established itself as a credible platform for learning about energy, enhancing our collective understanding and foresight in the sector. We are committed to nurturing the next wave of energy professionals through such enriching initiatives."
He expressed gratitude to TotalEnergies Professeurs Associés (TPA) for sharing their expertise throughout the event, as well as all attendees, including speakers , participants and attendees from QatarEnergy, QatarEnergy LNG, Dolphin Energy, North Oil Company, Kahramaa, Qapco, Qatar Chemical Company Ltd (Qchem), Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP), Qatar University, University of Doha for Science & Technology (UDST) and Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), for their roles in the seminar's success.
“Looking ahead, we remain eager to continue to stage these valuable discussions and to contribute to the ongoing development of Qatar's energy sector through our 'Tamkeen' programme and future editions of the Al Reyada Energy Seminar”, Zhakupov concluded.
Abdulaziz Mohamed al-Mannai, executive vice president (Human Capital) at QatarEnergy praised the seminar's collaborative environment and said, " Al Reyada creates a platform for dialogue and provides valuable insights that are key to advancing our grasp of the energy market's dynamics. We value the opportunity to contribute to this impactful programme”.
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