USQBC’s Hosts “The Path Forward for Qatar’s Energy Sector” featuring Qatar’s Minister of State for Energy Affairs

May 22, 2020

On May 21st, US-Qatar Business Council (USQBC) hosted the virtual briefing "The Path Forward for Qatar's Energy Sector" featuring HE Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, Qatar's Minister of State for Energy Affairs and President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum.


During the course of the discussion, HE the Minister discussed the following:

- Impact of low oil prices and Covid-19 on Qatar’s energy expansion plans

- Priorities of Qatar Petroleum’s international investments

- Future plans for Qatar Petroleum investment in the US

- Environmental measures and considerations

- Learnings from the Covid-19 response

- OPEC’s future role in international energy markets

- Rise of women’s role in Qatar Petroleum


Opening remarks were made by Ambassador Anne Patterson, USQBC President, and the discussion was moderated by Mr. Mohammed Barakat, USQBC Managing Director.