The Qatar Financial Centre (QFC), a leading onshore financial and business centre in the region, saw as many as 136 firms start their operations, representing a steady 32% year-on-year growth during the first half (H1) of 2021 despite the ongoing Covid-19 disruption.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) has entered into a new, 20-year Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the supply of 2 million tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG to the Republic of Korea.
Qatar Petroleum on Wednesday entered into a long-term Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Shell for the supply of 1 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to the People's Republic of China for ten years. LNG deliveries will commence in January 2022 to various LNG terminals in China.
Saudi Arabia presented a new peace initiative on Monday to end the war in Yemen, including a nationwide ceasefire and the reopening of air and sea links, but the Houthi rebels said the offer did not appear to go far enough to lift a blockade.
Qatar recorded significant reduction in traffic congestion in 2020 due to Covid-19 and the completion of key road projects, says the sixth annual Qatar Traffic Report (QTR) released by Qatar Mobility Innovations Centre (QMIC) on Monday.
Qatar Petroleum has entered into a 10-year LNG Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) for the supply of 2mn tonnes per year (MTPY) of LNG to China.
Natural gas will see greater demand in many countries including China and India in the coming years following the global push towards cleaner energy, says Total’s senior vice-president (Middle East and North Africa -MENA) Laurent Vivier.
Qatargas has delivered a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo aboard a Q-Flex vessel to India’s Ennore LNG receiving terminal, the first ever call by a Qatargas-chartered vessel at this terminal.
A machine translation system, 'Shaheen', developed by the Arabic Language Team at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has achieved a significant milestone of 1bn translated words.
Qatar Petroleum entered into a new long-term sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Pakistan State Oil Company (PSO) for the supply of up to 3mn tonnes per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Pakistan.
Qatar Petroleum is actively pursuing to replace its existing bunker fuel for ships with LNG in a phased manner, which will significantly reduce QP’s total shipping emissions in the LNG value chain by around 28%