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Al Arabiya’s Naser El Tibi wins Best GCC-based Energy Journalist award

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Al Arabiya Senior Producer and Business Presenter Naser El Tibi has been awarded for his reporting on energy during the third GCC Petroleum Media Forum held in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

El Tibi was given the award in the “Best GCC-based Energy Journalist Reporting in Arabic - Broadcast” category during a special media awards ceremony held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of The United Arab Emirates.

UAE Minister of Energy Suhail Al Mazrouei presented the award to El Tibi during a media awards ceremony attended by other GCC energy ministers alongside OPEC’s Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo.

The theme of this year’s forum focused on “Gulf Petroleum Media and the Future Energy Trends” and sought to “to connect all the relevant regional stakeholders to discuss the rapidly evolving media landscape.”

“What we want to do in this Forum is to involve as many stakeholders as we can. We want to increase the transparency and we want to analyze the market and give information in the market that is based on knowledge and based on diverse mix of opinions, from the IOCs, from the IEA and from OPEC, and also from us as Ministers,” said UAE Minister of Energy Suhail Al Mazrouei.

El Tibi presents a weekly show called “The Future of Energy” on Al Arabiya News Channel on Thursdays at 15 GMT and which re-runs on Friday mornings at 8:40 GMT.