Dana Gas to support 24th World Energy Congress as silver sponsor

Dana Gas to support 24th World Energy Congress as silver sponsor
Published: 12 May 2019 - 5 a.m.

Dana Gas, the Middle East’s first regional private sector natural gas company, will become a silver sponsor and exhibitor at the 24th World Energy Congress.

The 24th World Energy Congress will take place from September 9 to 12 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

As a silver sponsor, Dana Gas will complement the theme of the congress, titled “Energy for Prosperity”, by showcasing its sustainable growth and investment strategies in natural gas exploration and production in the Middle East and the wider region. It will also highlight the chief role the private sector plays in boosting investment in natural gas - as the region’s demand has more than doubled in the last decade alone.

Dr Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary at the UAE Ministry of Energy and Industry and Chairman of the UAE Organising Committee for the 24th World Energy Congress, said “The Organising Committee is very glad to welcome Dana Gas as part of an exclusive number of leading energy companies sponsoring the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. Dana Gas is an integral player in UAE’s economic diversification efforts and sheds light on the need for natural gas to act as a bridge towards energy transition; while positively contributing to a sustainable energy future for the region. We thank them for their support of our vision to bring the full range of energy leaders under one roof in Abu Dhabi to discuss how energy can continue to bring prosperity to the world and sustainably advance the energy ecosystem.”

Dr Patrick Allman-Ward, CEO, Dana Gas, said, “It is with great pleasure we are sponsoring the World Energy Congress. It is a unique occasion that gathers the most senior individuals and companies together to discuss the challenges within the energy space. This year’s theme is ‘energy for prosperity’, highlighting the need for sustainable growth across the industry. We have a significant amount of experience in executing such projects.

The contributions we have made as part of our Kurdistan Gas Project are illustrative of this, we have positively impacted the region in three ways: economic, social and environmental. We aim to ensure that we contribute to local value creation and sustainable development objectives whilst also playing a constructive role in shaping the further economic development of the region and country as a whole. We look forward to bringing our expertise to the event and sharing our experience with other stakeholders.”

Held every three years, the World Energy Congress is the world’s largest, longest-running and most influential energy gathering.

This will mark the first time the congress has been hosted in a Middle Eastern city, and by an OPEC member country, in the event’s 94-year history.

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