Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi is the current Minister of Energy in Qatar, and the President and CEO of QatarEnergy, the state owned corporation which operates all oil and gas activities in the State of Qatar.

He joined QatarEnergy​ in 1986 as a student studying Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering at Pennsylvania State University in the USA. He graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, and joined QatarEnergy​’s Reservoir & Field Development Department, where he progressed through various petroleum engineering, technical, commercial and supervisory positions. In September 2014, Mr. Al-Kaabi was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer of QatarEnergy​, where he oversees QatarEnergy​​’s gas, oil and petrochemical developments in Qatar and internationally.

In 2022, QatarEnergy earned $52 billion in revenue, with a yearly profit of $42.5 billion. In October 2023, the company inked a long-term agreement with Eni, committing to supply Italy with up to one million tonnes of LNG per year from Qatar.

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