Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / QAFAC to organize first Middle East Methanol Forum in Doha
QAFAC to organize first Middle East Methanol Forum in Doha
16
Oct '14
The Qatar Fuel Additives Company (QAFAC), the leading producer of methanol in Qatar, is set to organize the first-ever Middle East Methanol Forum on the 26th of November, 2014 at Sharq Village and Spa, in Doha.

QAFAC will conduct the event in association with Muntajat, Qatar’s Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company, with support from the Methanol Institute, the global trade association for the methanol industry in Qatar.

It would be the first-ever platform for discussion about methanol, and will include an overview of the methanol industry and markets in Qatar. A distinguished line-up of some of the world’s foremost experts on methanol are expected to meet up and discuss about the current state of the methanol industry as well as future trends that can further enhance its production, trade and consumption.

A panel discussion on the topic titled ‘Making the Case for Oxygenates in the GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council)’ will also be conducted in which public policy, regulatory initiatives, research projects, and developing applications for methanol and downstream fuel blending in the GCC markets will be discussed.

Along with several question and answer segments for participants to actively engage and interact with resource speakers, Mr. Khai Zhao, the deputy director of the academic board office of the Center for Global New Energy Strategy Studies (CGNESS) and China Association of Alcohol & Ether Clean Fuel and Automobiles (CAAEFA), China, will give a presentation on ‘Market Perspectives: The China Question’, providing an in-depth analysis of the methanol market in China, including demand side, expected future growth areas, and implications for Middle East producers, distributors and traders.

In addition, Mr. Abdulrahman Ali Al-Abdulla, CEO of Muntajat will address the conference in a session on ‘Global Ambitions: The Vision to Expand Qatar’s Chemical and Petrochemical Industry Worldwide’, where he will talk about the creation of Muntajat and how important this milestone is in the growth of Qatar’s chemical and petrochemical industry.

The CEO of QAFAC, Nasser Jeham al-Kuwari said that by organising this forum, QAFAC aims to highlight the regional and global role of methanol in the energy industry, and transportation sectors. (GK)

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 12th Jun 2021

G20 GDP returns to pre-pandemic level in Q1 2021: OECD

Gross domestic product (GDP) of the Group of 20 (G20) area returned...

Pic: Stock for you / Shutterstock.com

Apparel/Garments | On 12th Jun 2021

Prime Content| Japan's clothing imports fall 13.2% in 2020-21

Japan’s imports of clothing and accessories declined by 13.2 per cent ...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 12th Jun 2021

Setting right targets for issues key to building biodiversity strategy

Setting the right targets for issues in play in locations, i.e.,...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Increased need for online fitting solutions as retailers shift to...

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Good tidings expected for textile industry

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strike a balance between handmade in India and 'Make in India'

Kriti Kanodia,

Kriti Kanodia

A TV show in 2012 where actor Sonam Kapoor <g...

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Rajesh Vohra,

Rajesh Vohra

A part of the Italy based multinational company Artsana Group, Chicco is...

Sachin Pendharkar, Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Sachin Pendharkar
Dieffenbacher India Pvt Ltd

Germany-based Dieffenbacher Group is a producer of high-quality composites ...

Keith McMillen, Bebop Sensors

Keith McMillen
Bebop Sensors

Bebop Sensors' smart fabrics allows for a new level of interaction between ...

Johann-Philipp Dilo, Dilo Group

Johann-Philipp Dilo
Dilo Group

German company Dilo Group is one of the leading equipment suppliers of...

Niti Singhal, Twee In One

Niti Singhal
Twee In One

Best known for convertible clothing, Indian brand Twee In One by designer...

Sweta Agarwal, A Humming Way

Sweta Agarwal
A Humming Way

A Humming Way (AHW) is inspired by the old-world regalia of Rajasthan...

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali, Label Megha & Jigar

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar

New Delhi based label Megha &amp; Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


June 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search