Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Awards Honors Top Energy Experts /1/

In all, the six distinguished individuals were given the lifetime
awards in the following categories in 2014; achievement for the
advancement of the Qatar energy industry, advancement of Organization
of Petroleum Exporting Countries, advancement of education for future
energy leaders, advancement of producer-consumer dialogue,
advancement of international energy journalism and achievement
honorary award for the international energy policy.

In addition to Dr. Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim, the awards went to Dr. Adnan
Shihab-Eldin (lifetime achievement awards for advancement of
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries), Nobuo Tanaka
(lifetime award for advancement of producer-consumer dialogue), Prof.
Tan Chorh Chuan (lifetime award for advancement of education for
future energy leaders), Walid Khadduri (lifetime award for the
advancement of international energy journalism) and Dr. Rilwanu
Lukman (lifetime award for advancement of the international energy
policy).

HE the OPEC Secretary General Abdullah Salem El-Badri delivered “The
2014 Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Awards
Lecture” on the outlook for global energy markets in light of recent
geopolitical developments.

El-Badri was part of an independent selection committee tasked with
choosing the 2014 winners of the ‘Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah
International Energy Awards’ for lifetime achievement. It was made up
of seven volunteer experts including Qatar Petroleum International
CEO Nasser al-Jaidah, Secretary-General of the International Energy
Forum Dr. Aldo Flores-Quiroga and vice-chairman of HIS, Dr. Daniel
Howard Yergin.

The Al-Attiyah Energy Awards, now in their second year and supported
by Qatar Shell and Qatar Petroleum, were established to celebrate the
legacy of Qatar’s former Minister of Energy and recognize
distinguished individuals for their Achievements over the full career
cycle in the global energy industry.
HE Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiyah was recognized globally for having
made a formidable contribution to the international energy industry
over the course of many decades. (QNA)

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