Power of Idea - Speaker Series


Power of Idea - Speaker Series : A free knowledge transfer hub of the UAE’s and ADNOC’s inspired thinkers, scientists and leaders through creating a powerful series of speeches to be conducted in a monthly basis to cover different topics of Energy, Oil & Gas, science, business, education, global Issues and Researches, either individually or discussion panels. the program been initiated to build and strengthen relationships with OPCOs as well as engage our students in meaningful conversation with expert speakers. This event is open to the entire PI community.

Date Guests Article
1/1/2017 Mr. Adel Ahmed Albuainain
Executive Officer of Dolphin Energy Limited

Mr. Adel Ahmed Albuainain, Chief Executive Officer of Dolphin Energy Limited, responsible for the direction of the company and its activities in the UAE and Qatar, shared his personal and professional experiences with our community. The visit was a part of our Speaker Series; Power of Ideas initiative in the Community Outreach Unit, ERC department. Mr. Adel Albuainain spoke about his professional and personal experiences throughout his 36 year career in the oil and gas field. His speech was inspirational and motivated students to pursue their dreams and work hard to achieve their full potential.
10/1/2016 Mr. Khaled Al Qubaisi
Race-car Driver and Group Chief Executive at Mubadala

The Community Outreach office of the External Relations & Collaborations Department at the Petroleum Institute (PI) hosted a Mr. Khaled Al Qubaisi, world-renowned Emirati Racecar Driver to speak as part of the Power of Ideas Speaker Series. Al Qubaisi has a permanent place in the motor racing record books as the first Emirati driver to be part of a team achieving outright victory in the Dunlop 24 Hours of Dubai. He achieved his breakthrough win at Dubai Autodrome in January 2012. He became the first Arab driver to get onto the podium at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in LMGTE AM class driving his Porsche 911 RSR on June 15 2014. On top of his incredible racing career, Khaled is also Chief Human Capital Officer of Mubadala Group and holds various board positions.
4/1/2016 Mr. Musabbeh Al Kaabi
CEO, Mubadala Petroleum

The Community Outreach office of the External Relations & Collaborations Department at the Petroleum Institute (PI) hosted Musabbeh Al Kaabi
Chief Executive Officer, Mubadala Petroleum, he joined the company in 2013 as Chief Growth Officer, responsible for New Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions and Exploration, following a 16 year career with Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC).

Mr. Al Kaabi talked about different energy sectors and the general outlook for 2016. He mentioned Global Oil, Global Natural Gas and Renewables outlook.