Manama : His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today met with the Chairman and CEO of Baker Hughes, Lorenzo Simonelli, at Riffa Palace.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister highlighted the importance of adopting initiatives that further the development and competitiveness of the energy sector, in line with the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
His Royal Highness commended the initiatives aimed at developing and investing in the oil and gas sector to achieve its current and future goals, emphasising that the Kingdom will continue its efforts in furthering the energy sector and in adopting innovative solutions that ensure the preservation of the environment.
His Royal Highness noted the role of oil and gas conferences and forums in strengthening the frameworks of international cooperation and coordination in the sector, and noted the outcomes of the Middle East Oil, Gas, and Geosciences Show (MEOS GEO) hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain as part of its efforts to support international cooperation in the oil and gas field.
His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Representative of His Majesty the King for Humanitarian Work and Youth Affairs, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Holding Company (nogaholding), the Minister of Finance and National Economy, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, and the Minister of Oil and Environment, HE Dr Mohammed bin Mubarak bin Dainah, also attended the meeting.