HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh Al Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, formally opened the 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition (DIOGE), an event that showcases the latest technologies and developments in the oil and gas industry, on Monday 7 October 2013 at the Doha Exhibition Centre.

ExxonMobil, a diamond sponsor, represented by Al Mana, said:

The Doha International Oil & Gas Exhibition is an important platform for the energy sector, providing an opportunity to showcase Qatar’s energy industry to a broad audience, represented by industry professionals from various parts of the world, all of whom have travelled to Qatar to compare products, and discuss advancements, trends and other topics of great significance to our industry.’

The event, which will close today Thursday 10 October 2013, features the participation of over 90 exhibitors from 20 different countries, representing diverse sectors of the oil and gas industry. With the large number of exhibitors who took part this year, DIOGE held a networking lunch and business meetings daily throughout the event.

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) Chief Executive Officer, Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi said:

DIOGE offers the energy sector’s professionals the opportunity to keep abreast of the developments of one of the country’s fastest growing industries. RasGas has supported DIOGE since its early days and is pleased to be a Diamond Sponsor for the 8th edition.’

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has a strong presence as the host and platinum sponsor of the 8th DIOGE 2013 in line with the corporation’s prominent role in Qatar’s vibrant oil and gas industry. The QP stand highlights the corporation’s comprehensive activities which cover the full range of upstream and downstream operations.

Stephen A Kelly, President and General Manager of Occidental Petroleum of Qatar, which is the Lanyard and Gold Sponsor of DIOGE,said:

Oxy Qatar has been an active investor in the Middle East/North Africa for more than four decades. As a sponsor of this exhibition, 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.’

Qatar Shell is also a Gold Sponsor of 8th Doha International Oil and Gas Exhibition, where it showcased its latest technologies and innovations.

Over the course of the four-day exhibition, DIOGE had a daily interactive workshop that was open to all school and university students facilitated by DIOGE sponsors, while experts in oil and gas technologies provided a comprehensive educational programme on the latest products, technologies and issues that face today’s oil and gas industry.

Among the other sponsors and partners of 8th DIOGE  are Environment Energy Holding (EEH), Renaissance Hotel, Oil Review Middle East, DMS Global, The Oil and Gas Year, World Oils, Gasworld, Oil and Gas Directory, Upstream, Oil and Gas Jobsearch, Qatar Magazine, Gulf oil Gas.com, Media Network, Creative design, the edge, Al Muftah Rent-A-Car and Airlink Qatar.

For more information, visit DIOGE’s website or call 4465 0211.