QU’S GAS PROCESSING CENTER AND CONOCOPHILLIPS WIN 2019 ENERGY GLOBE NATIONAL AWARD FOR JOINT PROJECT

Qatar University’s (QU) Gas Processing Center (GPC) and ConocoPhillips Qatar’s Global Water Sustainability Center (GWSC) were honored with the 2019 Energy Globe National Award for their joint project Sustainable Application of Osmotic Concentration to Reduce Wastewater Disposal Volumes from Gas Fields, which is now being tested on a pilot level at the GPC. Dr. Mustafa Nasser represented the GPC, while Dr. Samer Adham and Joel Minier Matar represented the GWSC.

Since 2000, the 2019 Energy Globe Award honors distinguished projects regionally, nationally and globally, where more than 1000 projects from all over the world are submitted each year. Winners are selected by a panel, which includes members from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the World Bank Group (WBG) and the European Renewable Energy Council (EREC).

The award ceremony in Qatar was organized by the Austrian Embassy in Qatar and attended by various diplomatic and government dignitaries. Minister of Commerce and Industry HE Mr. Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Secretary General of Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) HE Dr. Ahmad bin Hassan Al-Hamadi, Director of Protocol (MOFA) Ambassador Ibrahim Fakhro, Austrian Ambassador to Qatar Dr. Willy Kempel and President of ConocoPhillips Qatar J. Todd Creeger all attended the award ceremony.

Source: Qatar University