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Shell in Qatar
News about Shell’s activities in Qatar, including the Pearl GTL project.
News and Highlights
Qatar Shell and Silatech recently hosted Itijah, an intensive leadership development programme during which 40 leaders from across MENA and Europe gathered in Doha to find ways in which to secure future youth employment.
As part of its ongoing university outreach programme, Qatar Shell Research & Technology Centre (QSRTC), hosted engineering students and faculty members from College of Engineering at Qatar University (QU) for a visit to the Pearl GTL plant in Ras Laffan last week.
Qatar Shell sponsored the 30th GCC Traffic Week, organized by the Ministry of Interior, in an effort to connect with the Qatari community to reduce road accidents. This initiative is part of Shell’s social investment plan, and showcases Shell’s commitment to work with the Ministry of Interior to raise awareness on road safety.
Qatar University (QU) and Qatar Shell recently hosted a joint panel discussion to highlight the important role that women can play in shaping Qatar’s future energy sector.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Qatar Shell held its annual International Women’s Day event last week. The event attracted participation from employees across Qatar Shell, including the company’s headquarters in Doha, the Pearl Gas to Liquids plant in Ras Laffan, and the company’s research laboratory located at the Qatar Science and Technology Park.
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 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.
Earlier this week, Qatar Shell hosted a Qatarization Excellence Awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of Qatari employees who demonstrated outstanding performance and a commitment to professional growth. Leaders who support the growth of local talent across the company were also recognized for their dedication to develop Qatar’s future leaders and for helping Shell realize its aspiration to become the employer of choice for Qatari nationals.