Al-Sada inaugurates 5th International Gas Processing Symposium
November 28 2016 11:56 PM
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HE al-Sada inaugurating the 5th International Gas Processing Symposium, which was organised and hosted by the Gas Processing Centre at the Qatar University College of Engineering.

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada has inaugurated the 5th International Gas Processing Symposium, which was organised and hosted by the Gas Processing Centre (GPC) at the Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG).
Al-Sada said, “As we gather today to inaugurate the 5th International Gas Processing Symposium, we are proud of Qatar University’s achievements, among which the organisation of this symposium that highlights the pivotal role of education in driving forward the country’s progress and growth. By hosting this event, which is in its 5th edition this year, Qatar University and the Gas Processing Centre show the high level of achievements they have accomplished, which contributes to support Qatar’s development strategy.”
“The Gas Processing Center was established at QU in line with the university’s objectives to provide the country’s economy with national competencies who are able to assume the responsibility and to contribute to managing and maintaining the country’s resources. The Centre is also committed to study and find scientific and applicable solutions to technical challenges that may face the processing of natural gas.”
Themed “Gas processing: opportunities and challenges”, the event is organised under the patronage of HE Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, and sponsored by ExxonMobil (elite sponsor), Dolphin Energy (silver sponsor), and Oryx GTL and AIChE (supporting sponsors).
It brought together more than 200 representatives from academic, government and industry to discuss and bring innovative ideas to address major challenges facing the gas processing industry.
Al-Sada was joined by QU President Dr Hassan al-Derham, QU vice-president (Academic Affairs) Dr Mazen Hasna, QU chief strategy and development officer Dr Darwish al-Emadi, QU vice-president (Research and Graduate Studies) Prof Mariam al-Maadeed, CENG dean Dr Khalifa al-Khalifa, CENG associate dean (Research and Graduate Studies) Prof Abdelmagid Hammuda, GPC director Dr Mohamed al-Marri, ExxonMobil Qatar president and general manager Alistair Routledge, Dolphin Energy general manager – Qatar Hassan al-Emadi, and Oryx GTL chief engineering and project officer Ali Abdulrahman al-Mohannadi.
Dr al-Derham said,“This biennial symposium provides a platform for industry leaders, engineers and academics to meet and discuss the contemporary trends and find efficient solutions to the main challenges in the gas industry, which is the key component of the national economy.”



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