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Qatar economy tipped to benefit from rise in foreign investment

Qatar economy tipped to benefit from rise in foreign investment

A higher up to 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) and the planned annual 100mn tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are slated to "tremendously" enhance the foreign flows into Qatar's banking system.

QP to build a world-scale petchem complex, including Mideast's largest ethane cracker

QP to build a world-scale petchem complex, including Mideast's largest ethane cracker

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has invited a group of leading international companies, with extensive experiences in the petrochemicals industry, to submit proposals for partnering with Qatar Petroleum in the development ...

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Qatar tops world with 10.5% average growth rate for 20 years

Economic prospects for Qatar remain positive, with growth expected to reach 2.8% in 2018, while LNG production will rise to 100mn tonnes per year by 2023.

India seeks Japan's help to build LNG facilities

India seeks Japan's help to build LNG facilities

India asked Japan on Tuesday to help build infrastructure needed to boost the usage of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in India and elsewhere in Asia, India's oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said after a meeting with Japan's trade minister Hiroshige Seko.

Qatar reiterates commitment to meet India's energy demand

Qatar reiterates commitment to meet India's energy demand

Qatar Petroleum president and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi expressed “great satisfaction at the positive conclusion” of the visit.

Qatar's 2017 trade surplus jumps 49% to QR136.83bn

Qatar's 2017 trade surplus jumps 49% to QR136.83bn

The country's trade surplus for the entire 2017 saw a 49% year-on-year growth to QR136.83bn as exports witnessed double-digit growth.

Qatar Petroleum unveils its new corporate strategy

Qatar Petroleum unveils its new corporate strategy

The new strategy and core values were designed to firmly place this energy icon on the road to realising its vision to become one of the best national oil and gas companies with roots in Qatar and a strong international presence.

India plans massive natural gas expansion, LNG imports to soar

India plans massive natural gas expansion, LNG imports to soar

India's push to more than double the share natural gas has in its energy mix to 15 percent by 2022 will require a huge increase in imports and the construction of more LNG terminals ...

LNG trade volume to increase by 489mn tpy by 2040: GECF

LNG trade volume to increase by 489mn tpy by 2040: GECF

The volume of LNG trade will increase by around 240mn tonnes per year (tpy), reaching 498.5mn tpy in 2040, Doha-based Gas Exporting Countries Forum has said in a report.

Oil majors line up for new Qatari gas projects

Oil majors line up for new Qatari gas projects

US and European oil majors are piling in with offers to help Qatar develop new gas projects, the country's energy minister said, despite a protracted crisis in the Gulf region and pressure on firms to choose between Qatar and its neighbours.

Milaha acquires its largest container ship

Milaha acquires its largest container ship

The new vessel will be one of the 17 container vessels that the group operates and is part of the ongoing expansion of the group’s overall fleet.

Qatargas-RasGas merger creates state-owned global gas giant

Qatargas-RasGas merger creates state-owned global gas giant

The merger of Qatargas and RasGas will save the country QR2bn in operating costs annually, Qatar Petroleum president and CEO, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi said. The new entity, which is called Qatargas, started operations on January 1.