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Shell in Qatar
News about Shell’s activities in Qatar, including the Pearl GTL project.
News and Highlights
In the biggest send off from the Middle East yet, a record number of 9 teams from the region’s leading universities are heading to Manila to compete in Shell’s global Eco-marathon Asia 2014 competition, taking place 6-9 February.
Qatar Shell and Qatar German Gasket Factory (QGER) signed a 5 year supply contract, adding another new local supplier to Qatar Shell’s supply chain. This contract will enable Qatar German Gasket Factory to provide a range of gaskets to the world-scale Pearl Gas to Liquids (GTL) plant, the largest energy project ever built in Qatar and the largest GTL plant in the world.
The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) Qatar kicked off in Doha last week at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) with more than 1300 students from many countries attending. The program aims to develop leadership skills in high-school students from Qatar, the Middle East and around the world through discussions, debates and negotiations to solve the world’s real and pressing problems. Qatar Shell is the sole sponsor of the Model United Nations in Qatar, and this year the company celebrates a decade of support for the annual program.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell were honoured with the “Excellence in Project Integration” Award for Pearl Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) during the 7th International Petroleum Technology Conference’s (IPTC) dinner and award ceremony, which was held at The St. Regis Doha on Sunday, January 19th.
Qatar Shell celebrated the graduation of 7 Qatari employees from the company’s Accelerated Development Program (ADP).