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India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 bn to fund renewables dream: govt official

India will need at least $125 billion to fund its ambitious plan to increase the share of renewable power supply in the country’s grid by 2022, a top government official told Reuters ...

EU lawmakers back more ambitious renewables, energy saving goals

EU lawmakers back more ambitious renewables, energy saving goals

European lawmakers approved draft measures on Wednesday to reform the power market and reduce energy consumption that envisage more ambitious climate goals ...

Qatar's hydrocarbon development full steam ahead

Qatar's hydrocarbon development full steam ahead

Qatar will further consolidate its global position as the top LNG exporter as the country has embarked on North Field development, which will ramp up production to more than 100mn tonnes per year (tpy) by 2024.

Qatar Petroleum CEO heads to China for talks on energy cooperation

Qatar Petroleum CEO heads to China for talks on energy cooperation

Qatar Petroleum (QP) president and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, who is also chairman of Qatargas, has left for China as head of a high-level delegation to discuss cooperation in the energy field.

BP to take $1.5bn hit on US tax reforms

BP to take $1.5bn hit on US tax reforms

British energy major BP said Tuesday that it expected to take a $1.5-billion (1.2-billion-euro) hit from US President Donald Trump's tax reforms.

Australia, Timor to sign new deal after sea border row

Australia, Timor to sign new deal after sea border row

Australia and East Timor will sign a new treaty next year setting maritime boundaries in an effort to settle lingering disputes over lucrative oil and gas fields in the East Timor Sea.

Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018

Qatar budget to increase higher capital spending in 2018

Rising energy prices and efforts to diversify government revenue may see Qatar’s 2018 budget swing into surplus

Saudi Arabia to start raising energy prices from January 1

Saudi Arabia to start raising energy prices from January 1

The agency, citing a cabinet statement, said the government had also approved the outlines for a system of financial allowances to help low and middle income households cope with the costs of its economic reforms.

Qatar Airways partners in National Energy and Water Conservation Initiative

Qatar Airways partners in National Energy and Water Conservation Initiative

Qatar aims to bring down CO2 emissions by 6mn tonnes, per capita consumption of electricity by 8% and water by 15% by 2022

Emir meets US Energy Secretary

Emir meets US Energy Secretary

During the meeting, they reviewed mutual cooperation between the two friendly countries and exchanged views on the most important issues in the region.

Emir chairs economic affairs, investment council meeting

Emir chairs economic affairs, investment council meeting

His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, vice chairman of the council, attended the meeting.

US renewable energy booms despite Trump vow to quit Paris deal

US renewable energy booms despite Trump vow to quit Paris deal

Renewable energy continues to grow in the United States, despite US President Donald Trump's moves to dismantle clean power, deregulate industry and promote fossil fuels like coal, experts say.