DOHA, Qatar, Apr 3 (NNN-QNA) – Qatar is hosting the 20th meeting of the Gulf Standards Committee for Oil and Gas Industry, in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

Organised by the Qatar General Organisation for Standards and Metrology (QS), in cooperation with the GCC Standardisation Organisation (GSO), the meeting will discuss the challenges and difficulties facing oil and gas companies in the field of specifications and propose the appropriate solutions.

Participants will also be briefed on the current status of the Committee’s plan of projects for the year 2017; deferred projects and projects submitted to the Committee for adoption as GCC standards, a proposal of a mechanism for projects in Member States, for the 2018 plan, and the working groups and sub-committees’ reports.

The meeting will also discuss a training plan, aimed at upgrading the sector of the oil and gas industry, in cooperation with GSO, which seeks to implement standards and international metrology, as well as, review and update them, in order to improve GCC standards in oil and gas industries, to become highly credible and live up to the international level.

The training plan also aims to prepare an advanced database for the oil and gas industries, in order to guarantee sustainable development of this sector and meet challenges relating to the increasing energy demand on the one hand; controlling costs and reducing environmental risks, on the other hand.

Source: NAM News Network