Qatar Expo Event Management, the organiser of Qatar’s largest oil and gas event, the 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition (DIOGE), announces that the major event sponsors as well as 90% of exhibition space is sold out.

The event will take place from 7 to 10 October 2013 under the patronage of HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum (QP).

DIOGE 2013 is guaranteed to be the Gulf’s premier and influential oil and gas exhibition meeting place in Doha Exhibition Center covering 10,000 sqm of premium exhibition space, the four-day event features a major exhibition with participants from 20 countries; Kenya, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, KSA,UAE, Oman, US, Singapore, Switzerland and Turkey just to name a few and expected 10,000 visitors from local, regional and international oil and gas companies.

Showing their interminable support for DIOGE, Qatar Petroleum confirmed their participation as the Host and Platinum sponsor.  Qatar Petroleum is responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in the State of Qatar.

The principal activities of QP, its subsidiaries and joint ventures are the exploration, production, local and international sale of crude oil, natural gas and gas liquids, refined products, synthetic fuels, petrochemicals, fuel additives, fertilisers, liquefied natural gas (LNG), steel and aluminum.

An affiliate of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and natural gas company, ExxonMobil Qatar Inc. signed on as a Diamond Sponsor of the 8th DIOGE. ExxonMobil Qatar has partnered with Qatar Petroleum to develop the North Field, the world’s largest non – associated natural gas field, through joint ventures with RasGas and Qatargas.

Vice President of Public & Government Affairs for ExxonMobil Qatar Inc, Saleh Al Mana, said:

ExxonMobil is pleased to partner with the Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition this year…this Doha-based exhibition offers immense opportunities, and our decision to support it stems from our commitment to support Qatar across various fronts, particularly in advancing the public’s awareness of the role Qatar has assumed as the largest supplier of liquefied natural gas.’

Renowned in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry as one of the most successful global energy suppliers in the world, RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has corroborated their support for the 8th DIOGE as a Diamond sponsor. RasGas overseas and manages all the operations associated with seven LNG trains, two sales gas production facilities, helium production facilities, major shipping contracts and global commercial partnerships.

A subsidiary of NYSE Oxy, Occidental Petroleum of Qatar will partake as Gold and Lanyard Sponsor for this year’s 8th DIOGE. Oxy is an international oil and gas exploration and production company and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. Oxy is one of the largest US oil and gas companies based on equity market capitalisation.

The second time, Shell Qatar has once again confirmed their collaboration for 8th DIOGE as Gold Sponsor. Shell recognised as the largest international investor in Qatar and has established a world – class research and development facility and a learning center, the Qatar Shell Research & Technology Centre at Qatar Science & Technology Park.

For additional information, visit DIOGE’s website or contact 4465 0211.