Qatar will host the 21st International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas “LNG 2026”, a preeminent world event in the LNG industry that showcases the continued growth and development of the sector worldwide.
The hosting of this unique platform for the global LNG industry will coincide with the historic start-up of the North Field LNG expansion project and the commissioning of one of the largest Carbon Capture and Storage schemes in the world by Qatar – the world’s largest LNG producer.
Speaking at a special handover ceremony at the conclusion of LNG 2023 in Vancouver, Canada, held between July 10 and July 13, Qatar Energy Public Relations and Communication Manager Lolwa Khalil Salat thanked the city of Vancouver and the LNG 2023 organisers for amemorable event.
She said, “While we receive the reins as the next host of the largest global LNG industry conference and exhibition, we are full of excitement to be able to welcome you all in Qatar in 2026.”
Salat concluded her handover remarks by saying, “On behalf of Minister of State for Energy Affairs and Qatar Energy President & CEO HE Saad Sherida Al Kaabi and on behalf of all of us in Qatar Energy, we welcome you to Qatar and look forward to engaging in a meaningful discussion on how LNG can better serve the world and how to ensure equitable access to energy, and greater energy security for all.”
The LNG Conference and Exhibition is held every three years alternating between exporting and importing countries.
The event is organized by the International Gas Union, the Gas Technology Institute, and the International Institute of Refrigeration, and is considered as the premier event for the world’s LNG industry, featuring the largest number of high-level LNG industry leaders as plenary speakers.