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Posted On: 29 January 2012 11:26 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:11 pm

Qatargas chief wins award

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Qatargas Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Khalid bin Khalifa al-Thani has been presented with the coveted title ‘European Gas Conference - Executive of the Year’ during an awards ceremony on the sidelines of the 2012 European Gas Conference, which concluded in Vienna last week. The award is in recognition of an individual who, through his dedication to the European gas industry, has been pivotal in driving the industry forward. The award was presented to the Qatargas CEO by Monika Gonda, Portfolio Director, North Africa, Europe and North America of the Energy Exchange, and Sandra Haines, the Conference Director at the conference gala dinner held at the Hofburg Palace, Vienna. In recognition of this prestigious award being bestowed and following the awards ceremony, Qatargas CEO, Khalid bin Khalifa al-Thani said: “I am very pleased and honoured in having received this award on behalf of Qatargas, which today, under the guidance of HE Dr Mohamed Saleh al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry and chairman of Qatargas, is the largest LNG producing company in the world. For Qatargas, Europe remains one of our key LNG markets and over the last few years LNG supplies from Qatar has helped the diversity and security of Europe’s energy supplies. The State of Qatar has invested heavily in Europe’s LNG sector, which has helped to create flexibility and capacity in the European gas market. “At Qatargas we are committed to providing needed LNG solutions and we would like to see Qatari LNG remain a part of Europe’s global LNG mix.” The Qatargas CEO was recognised by the European Gas Conference panel for his passion in leading a world class company, with a vision to be the world’s premier LNG Company by 2015. Gulf Times