DIOGE Exhibition showcases latest technologies and developments in oil and gas industry
The event is scheduled to run until October 10 at the Doha Exhibition Centre, featuring over 90 exhibitors from 20 different countries, representing diverse sectors of the oil and gas industry.
His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada, minister of Energy and Industry, opened the 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition (DIOGE) yesterday. Qatar Petroleum (QP) had a strong presence as the host and a sponsor of the 8th DIOGE 2013, being the country’s largest oil and gas industry entity. The QP stand highlights the corporation’s comprehensive activities which cover the full range of upstream and downstream operations in the oil and gas industry.
RasGas CEO, 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.” Stephen A. Kelly, president and general manager of Occidental Petroleum Qatar added that, “Oxy Qatar has been an active investor in the Middle East and North Africa for more than four decades. 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.”
Over the course of the four-day exhibition, DIOGE will also have a daily interactive workshop open to 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.