http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Qatar says it's fulfilling oil and gas deals despite Gulf crisis http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/9/13/qatar-says-its-fulfilling-oil-and-gas-deals-despite-gulf-crisis Qatar, the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, is fulfilling all of its contracted shipments of oil and gas despite a regional political crisis that led to the severing of ties with some of its neighbors, the Gulf country’s energy minister said. Qatar's growth prospects dim as Saudi-led boycott takes its toll http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/17/qatars-growth-prospects-dim-as-saudi-led-boycott-takes-its-toll Qatar’s economy will expand this year at the slowest pace since 1995, according to economists surveyed by Bloomberg this month, as the impact of a Saudi Arabia-led boycott is felt on trade and investor confidence. Woodside expects Qatar to target new LNG buyers with supply wave http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/16/woodside-expects-qatar-to-target-new-lng-buyers-with-supply-wave Woodside Petroleum, Australia’s largest LNG producer, expects rival Qatar to target the emerging markets of India and Pakistan with a new wave of supply next decade. Qatar crisis is back to square one as economy shows the strain http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/31/qatar-crisis-is-back-to-square-one-as-economy-shows-the-strain The Saudi-led alliance that severed ties with Qatar reinstated a list of 13 demands that must be met before talks to resolve the eight-week crisis could start. Deeper OPEC cuts would help shale, former Qatar minister warns http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/14/deeper-opec-cuts-would-help-shale-former-qatar-minister-warns OPEC would hurt itself and help U.S. shale producers if it adopted deeper cuts, the former oil minister of Qatar warned. North Oil Co. takes over as operator of giant Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/12/north-oil-co-takes-over-as-operator-of-giant-al-shaheen-oil-field-in-qatar Under the patronage, and in the attendance, of His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Qatar Petroleum held a special event to mark the inauguration of North Oil Company (NOC) as the new operator and developer of the offshore Al-Shaheen oil field, north of Qatar. Total starts work at biggest Qatari oil field to maintain output http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/11/total-starts-work-at-biggest-qatari-oil-field-to-maintain-output Total SA will start work this week on Qatar’s biggest oil field and is willing to make more investments in the country, which faces a trade boycott led by fellow OPEC producer Saudi Arabia. Tillerson to tour Gulf capitals as U.S. seeks to end spat http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/10/tillerson-to-tour-gulf-capitals-as-us-seeks-to-end-spat Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia this week to meet with Gulf leaders as the U.S. seeks to help end a standoff that pits U.S. allies against one another. Qatar flexing LNG muscle puts U.S., Australia at risk http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/7/qatar-flexing-lng-muscle-puts-us-australia-at-risk As if billions of dollars of liquefied natural gas project cost overruns and the prospect of a glut well into the next decade weren’t enough, proposed export sites now face increased competition from the world’s biggest producer. Qatar charts second gas boom as Saudis try to tighten the noose http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/6/qatar-charts-second-gas-boom-as-saudis-try-to-tighten-the-noose Qatar’s neighbors are trying to isolate it from the outside world by cutting off transport and diplomatic links. There’s one major area where their ostracism campaign is falling short: energy.