Energy City Qatar appoints Global Expert - Bob Moore as CEO

Published March 7th, 2006 - 06:28 GMT

Mr. Bob Moore, an experienced industry veteran and business development expert of considerable international standing was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the multi-billion dollar Energy City Qatar.
Gulf Energy is a global consortium of energy experts and the sponsors of the Energy City Qatar.  The appointment of Mr. Moore to the helm of the region’s energy business centre is in line with Gulf Energy’s strategy of bringing on board acknowledged global professionals to manage the pioneering development.
Commenting on Mr. Moore’s appointment, Mr. Esam Janahi, Chairman of Gulf Energy said: “Mr. Moore brings with him rich, cross-functional management and consulting experience across the energy industry and related sectors.  Being a unique project, it is imperative that we bring on board proven management experts who are innovative and imaginative and will take the region’s energy capability to the next level.  After an extensive global search, we are delighted that Mr. Moore has accepted our invitation to be CEO of Energy City Qatar.”
Mr. Moore is acknowledged for his commitment to building corporate value in the projects entrusted to him.  A result-oriented management expert with over 25 years of experience in the global energy industry, technology, e-commerce and procurement sectors, Mr. Moore has worked extensively across various disciplines in many countries.
Prior to joining Energy City Qatar, Mr. Moore served as Principal Consultant of Supply Chain Services with Perfect Commerce. He also served as the company’s Director of Performance Management. Mr. Moore has also worked with Deloitte Consulting as Manager of Consultant Energy and Supply Chain, Schlumberger Oilfield services in various managerial roles and with Pantellos in various executive capacities.
Commenting on his role in Energy City Qatar, Mr. Moore said: “It is indeed a challenging assignment to work for Energy City Qatar.  A project of such regional and global energy significance needs cohesive team work and dedication.  They will be key drivers in developing Energy City Qatar into a world-class energy business centre. I am looking forward to the challenge and to seeing Energy City Qatar take shape.”
A graduate from Fleetwood Nautical College, Mr Moore has acquired various qualifications in communications engineering. His skills span leadership, management consulting, project management, strategic sourcing etc.
The appointment of Mr. Moore follows the recent announcement of the constituting of an International Advisory Body for Energy City Qatar, featuring eminent global experts.

Energy City Qatar – Feel the Energy

Energy City Qatar (ECQ) is a pioneering development that will be the Gulf’s first hydrocarbon industry hub.  ECQ will be a single point of access to markets and expertise, the Middle East home for global players in the hydrocarbon value chain.

Developed by Gulf Energy, ECQ aims to attract the industry leaders in O&G production, IOCs, NOCs, support services, infrastructure and downstream activities, shipping and trading, market and resource data, intellectual property and energy trading.

ECQ has the full support of Qatar’s Government and aims to lead the way in hydrocarbon above ground resource development.

ECQ forms part of the major new city development, Lusail, which is being developed by Qatari Diar Real Estate and Investment Company. In addition to major business and entertainment districts, this development will be home to up to 200,000 residents.  Qatar is the most progressive, business friendly and the fastest growing economy in the Middle East.  Home to the world’s third largest natural gas reserve, Qatar has a stable and maturing political environment, a free press and best in class internationally recognised regulatory environment.

ECQ’s lead financial advisor is Gulf Finance House and PFC Energy is its strategic advisor.  Its strategic partners are Abu Dhabi Investment House and Kuwait Investment Co.


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