(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The QP Planning Forum 2014 got off here yesterday with an opening speech by the Minister of Energy and Industry and Chairman and Managing Director of QP, H E Dr Mohamed bin Saleh Al Sada.
The two-day forum 2014 is being attended by top officials from the corporation's various directorates and departments, and it serves as a venue for an in-depth discussion of QP's corporate strategy and business plans for the current year.
Dr Al Sada noted: "The year 2014 comes at the heels of a successful year during which Qatar Petroleum and its affiliates have achieved many milestones. We are planning ahead for future achievements to keep the momentum of our success.
"I am confident that our future plans will encompass our strategic objective as highlighted by our vision and as dedicated by our role in the development of Qatar," he added.
The Minister's speech was followed by a presentation by Issa Shahin Al Ghanim, Director of the Strategic Planning & Policy Directorate, who provided an overview of QP's corporate business plan.
This was followed by presentations on the implementation of QP's strategy in their respective directorates by Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, Director of Oil & Gas Ventures; Said Mubarak Al Mohannadi, Director of Operations, Saad Rashid Al Muhannadi, Director Technical; Saif Saed Al Naimi, Director of HSE Regulations & Enforcement; and Abdulaziz Abdulla Al-Ansari, Director of Industrial Security. Their presentations focused on their business plans and the measures that they will implement to address the challenges faced in their operations.
The QP Planning Forum 2014 will conclude tomorrow with presentations from the Administration Directorate, Finance Directorate, Corporate HSE Department, Downstream Ventures Directorate, Refining Directorate, Industrial Cities Directorate, Research & Technology Department, Public Relations & Communications Department, Corporate Purchasing & Contracts Department, Internal Audit Department and Legal Department