DOHA, Qatar, Qatar’s Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, paid a visit to the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum (QP).

At the beginning of the visit, the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior met with the executive team of Qatar Petroleum, and was briefed by President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum, Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, on the latest developments in the global energy markets, and on QP’s most important achievements during the past two years, which included restructuring and control over expenditure.

Al Kaabi also gave an overview of a number of decisions and actions taken by Qatar Petroleum, to strengthen its position in the global energy industry and competitive edge, to achieve its vision of becoming one of the best national oil companies in the world. The most important of which were achieving the integration of Qatar Petroleum International and Tasweeq into Qatar Petroleum, and the establishment of North Oil Company, to develop and operate Al Shaheen field. They included the integration of the activities of RasGas and Qatargas, operating companies under a single entity, named Qatargas, which will operate all of the ventures currently being operated by both entities.

The Prime Minister also toured the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum, where he was briefed on the various facilities and services, which include meeting and conference rooms, health club and other services.

At the end of the tour, he expressed his thanks and appreciation for the efforts exerted by Qatar Petroleum and its management, to strengthen Qatar’s position on the global oil and gas map and also gave directives to increase these efforts for more sustainable development.