Khalid bin Khalifa Al-Thani
Chief Executive Officer, Qatargas Operating Company Limited
Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Qatargas Operating Company Limited in 2010. He also serves as Vice Chairman and CEO of the Qatargas group of companies, including serving as Vice Chairman and CEO of Barzan Gas Limited Company.
Khalid spearheaded the successful integration of the State of Qatar’s two liquefied natural gas giants – Qatargas and RasGas – thereby creating the largest
producer of LNG in the world with an annual production capacity of 77 million tonnes per annum. Currently, Khalid is leading the expansion of LNG production to increase capacity to 126 million tonnes per annum. When completed, the expansion will be the largest LNG capacity addition ever, and the most competitive
LNG project in the world.
During his professional career, Khalid has held various leadership positions in the energy sector, including Director of Ras Laffan Industrial City, Business
Development Manager of Mesaieed Industrial City, and key positions in QatarEnergy since 1991.
Khalid holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Pacific Lutheran University, Washington, United States.