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28.04.2014 Kuwait signs LNG import deal with Qatar

Kuwait has signed a contract to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from fellow Gulf state Qatar to help meet its energy needs to the end of 2014, state news agency KUNA reported on April 27, said Reuters.

26.03.2014 Occidental’s $8-billion MIddle East deal stalled

Occidental Petroleum Corp., (OXY) seeking to raise as much as $8 billion by selling a stake in its Middle East business, said a political dispute in the region is complicating plans to sell to a single investor group, Bloomberg reported on March 26.

17.03.2014 Wintershall to expand Mideast production

"Our growth strategy focuses on expanding our oil and gas production in our core regions Europe, Russia, North Africa, South America and the Middle East.

19.02.2014 Argentina seeks Qatar’s help with LNG terminal

Argentina is seeking Qatari support to build a new LNG terminal to enhance the country’s gas receiving capacity from Qatar, The Peninsula reported on February 18.

04.02.2014 Qatari LNG unaffected by shale boom - minister

The increase in gas production from U.S. shale deposits does little to influence how Qatar conducts its energy business, the country's energy minister said, UPI reported on February 3.

29.01.2014 GDI, Oxy Qatar sign deal on drilling rig

Gulf Drilling International (GDI), a subsidiary of Gulf International Services (GIS), has signed a new five-year contract worth QR830mn with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (Oxy Qatar), Gulf Times reported on January 28.

21.01.2014 GDI receives 8th jack-up rig for Qatar’s Oxy

Gulf Drilling International (GDI), which is all set to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gulf International Services, has taken possession of its eighth jack-up drilling rig, which will be pressed into service for Occidental Petroleum of Qatar (Oxy), Gulf Times reporte

24.12.2013 Qatar to Increase LNG Sales to Europe

Qatar is poised to boost contracted liquefied natural gas exports to Europe by the most in five years as prices in the region are at their highest since 2006, Bloomberg reported on December 23. 

06.12.2013 Turkey to Import USD 350 Million Worth of LNG from Qatar

Turkey will import 350 million U.S. dollars' worth of liquefied natural gas from Qatar to meet its increasing demand this winter, semi-official Anadolu news agency quoted Turkish energy minister as saying December 5, Xinhua has reported.

02.12.2013 Iran to Produce More Gas from South Pars

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed to increase the production from the giant South Pars gas field shared with Qatar, matching the southern neighbor’s production in the field by 2017, Iran’s PressTV reported on December 2.