Qatar Petroleum honors the dedication and loyalty of 107 long-serving employees
DOHA, Qatar • 28 February 2018 – Qatar Petroleum (QP) held the first of three annual Continuous Service Awards ceremonies to recognize the dedication and long service of hundreds of its employees.
The ceremony, which was held on Tuesday the 27th of February, honored a total of 107 employees who have achieved career milestones of 30, 35 and 40 years of service with the QP.
Mr. Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum, congratulated the honored employees for their long and distinguished service and said their long service says a lot about QP as an employer and as an incubator for human talent.
In a speech during the event, Mr. Al-Kaabi said “I have no doubt that Qatar Petroleum is home to some of the best professional talent in the region’s oil and gas industry. I only have to look at what has been achieved in the past few years to see the true value of our people and their capabilities. I also have no doubt that with your continuous support and dedication, we will build greater milestones on the road to making Qatar Petroleum one of the best national oil companies in the world – if the not THE best.”
Mr. Al-Kaabi highlighted some of the major landmarks defining the transformation of Qatar Petroleum into one of the best national oil companies in the world. He also emphasized the importance of the recently launched corporate strategy and values and said “We will continue to count on your capabilities, talents and experience to help build a stronger corporate culture, and to help embrace the highest standards in everything that we do and in every aspect of our business.”
The Continuous Service Awards ceremony was attended by QP’s executive vice presidents, corporate managers and other senior officials along with the 107 honored staff, who consisted of 34 employees who have been working in QP for the past 30 years, 46 employees who have completed 35 years of service thus far, and 27 staff who have been part of the company for the past 40 years.
The awardees reflected QP’s diverse workforce, and came from QP’s various directorates and corporate departments in its major areas of operations in Doha, Dukhan Concession Area, Mesaieed Industrial City, Ras Laffan Industrial City, Halul Island and offshore production stations.
During the event, Mr. Al-Kaabi personally congratulated each of the honored employees as he presented them with a Certificate of Appreciation and a gift as a token of gratitude for their exemplary loyalty and dedicated service over the years.
Two more Continuous Service Awards ceremonies will be held in the coming days to give recognition to other QP staff who have completed service milestones of 10, 15, 20 and 25 years. The annual event is being organized by QP’s Public Relations & Communications Department in partnership with its Human Capital Directorate and other departments.