Qatar's Minister of Energy and Industry H.E. Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada has been awarded the title of "International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year 2016"
Qatar’s Minister of Energy & Industry, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada will be presented with the ‘International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year 2016’ Award at the Energy Institute’s International Petroleum (IP) Week on 22 February in London.
The selection comes in appreciation and recognition of the pivotal role that Al-Sada played through 2016 in securing the Vienna Agreements to cut global oil supply. The award is also in recognition of the critical role that Qatar has played in leading producing countries from around the world to find common purpose in cooperation and partnership.
“As President of the OPEC Conference, His Excellency Dr. Al-Sada has made history by showing exemplary vision and stewardship in reaching a "historic" agreement to cap oil output among OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers at a time when the energy industry was at its lowest ebb” Louise Kingham OBE FEI, Chief Executive, Energy Institute, said. “We are delighted and deeply honoured that His Excellency has agreed to share with us his views and experience in a Keynote
“We are delighted and deeply honoured that His Excellency has agreed to share with us his views and experience in a Keynote Address at IP Week upon presentation of the Award.” Mr. Kingham added.
“It is an honour for me to receive this Award, especially as it recognizes the critical role played by the State of Qatar in securing the Vienna Agreements,” said H.E. Dr. Al-Sada. The Qatari Minister of Energy & Industry, who assumed his office in 2011, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester, UK.
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