STC Advanced Solutions participated as Technical Sponsor of 2nd edition of GCC Petroleum Media Forum

March 26, 2015: STC Advanced Solutions, the leading communications company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and key provider of advanced, turnkey and reliable Information Technology (IT) solutions participated as the technical sponsor for the second edition of the GCC Petroleum Media Forum, which was held from March 22 to March 24, 2015 under the auspices of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in Riyadh. The company’s participation reflected its continuing commitment towards raising the bar of international and local media practices across key industries, particularly in the oil and gas segment.
STC Advanced Solutions participated as Technical Sponsor of 2nd edition of GCC Petroleum Media Forum

The opening ceremony of the event was attended by various ministries of oil and gas from GCC economies and leading media experts and professionals covering the oil and gas industry. The forum continued to serve as a strategic platform to discuss the latest trends, developments, challenges and future projects of the sector. The first day of the forum was highlighted by a ministerial panel discussion that was led by His Excellency Engineer Ali Bin Ibrahim Al Naimi, Saudi Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. The opening day of the forum also included an honorary ceremony dedicated for the sponsors of the event and the leading players who have had a pivotal role in promoting the petroleum media industry across the region. In addition, the event also hosted a series of specialized workshops for media officials from the private and public sector covering timely topics such as fundamentals of journalistic writing, specialized media and importance of the media in the efforts to reduce energy consumption in the GCC region.

For its second and third day, the forum featured a series of activities that aims to highlight the current and future status of oil media in Gulf countries. Sessions also included discussions and presentations of white papers and case studies aimed at developing solutions for the growth and development of petroleum media in the region.

STC Advanced Solutions, one of the subsidiaries of the Saudi Telecom group (STC), provides a range of ICT services, including System Integration, Managed Services, M2M and Cloud Services. Pocket News ALert

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