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Qatar crisis spills into Libya, tangling Glencore in oil dispute

The Qatar crisis is reverberating in Libya, inflaming political divisions in the war-torn oil exporter and dragging commodity-trading giant Glencore into a dispute over crude sales.

As Qatar prepares for isolation, gas buyers seek better deals

As Qatar grapples with deepening diplomatic isolation, Japanese LNG buyers are pushing the world’s largest seller for cheaper supplies.

UAE needs Qatari natural gas to keep Dubai's lights on

When it comes to natural gas shipments, the United Arab Emirates needs Qatar more than Qatar needs the UAE.

Middle East crisis builds as UAE downplays chance of quick fix

The worst crisis in decades among the Gulf’s Arab monarchies intensified on Wednesday, with a Saudi-led alliance imposing more punitive sanctions against Qatar and a senior U.A.E. official playing down the chances of a quick diplomatic resolution.

Biggest Middle East ports shun Qatar as Saudis tighten isolation

The biggest Middle East oil and container ports banned all vessels sailing to and from Qatar from using their facilities amid a diplomatic crisis gripping the world’s main energy-exporting region.

Oil trades near $47 amid talks to resolve Gulf diplomatic clash

Oil traded little changed as diplomatic efforts to resolve a clash between Qatar and Saudi Arabia played out, with crude supplies seen as unaffected.

Qatar Petroleum, Exxon Mobil sign E&P PSA contract with Cyprus

DOHA -- Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil signed an exploration and production sharing contract with the government of the Republic of Cyprus for offshore Block 10.

Qatar to drill in biggest gas field after 12-year freeze

Qatar Petroleum plans to start a new development in the offshore North field, ending a 12-year ban on new projects that allowed the company to assess how its current rate of extraction affects the giant reservoir it shares with Iran.

Iran set to out-produce Qatar at world's biggest gas field

Iran is on track to out-produce Qatar, the world’s biggest LNG exporter, at the vast natural gas deposit they share in the Persian Gulf. But as much as they might want, the Iranians won’t have much gas to export because they are likely to use most of the new production themselves.

An energy giant bigger than Exxon in the shadow of Saudi Aramco

Qatar Petroleum (QP) is the hidden giant of the global energy industry, overshadowed by its neighbor Saudi Aramco.

Qatar Petroleum joins consortium to advance LNG import project in Pakistan

Qatar Petroleum (QP), Total, Mitsubishi, Exxon Mobil, and Hoegh have announced their commitment to advance a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project in Pakistan in collaboration with Global Energy Infrastructure Limited (GEIL).

Qatar Petroleum hunts for gas abroad as local growth hits limit

Qatar Petroleum is exploring for oil and gas in Cyprus and Morocco as part of a strategy to expand the tiny Gulf emirate’s global energy investments.

Qatar Petroleum confirms reduction of oil production

Qatar Petroleum announced Tuesday that the nation’s oil production levels will be reduced effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Qatargas, Petronas sign five-year LNG deal

Qatargas has signed a new five-year liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Petronas LNG UK Limited (PLUK).

OPEC chief said to visit Iran and Qatar before group’s talks

OPEC’s secretary-general will visit members Iran and Qatar next month, just weeks before the group holds informal talks in Algeria, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

McDermott, N-KOM enter exclusive cooperation agreement in Qatar

McDermott International and Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) have announced a memorandum of understanding for an exclusive cooperation agreement to pursue offshore engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) projects within Qatari waters.

Exxon said to join forces with Qatar for Mozambique gas assets

Exxon Mobil Corp. and Qatar Petroleum have teamed up to look at energy assets in Mozambique, home to some of the biggest natural gas discoveries in a generation.

Maersk intensifies M&A search as oil unit loses biggest field

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S is intensifying its search for acquisitions to build up its oil unit as the Danish shipping and petroleum conglomerate loses Qatar, the biggest field in its portfolio.

Total obtains a 30% interest in Qatar's Al-Shaheen field

Total has signed an agreement with Qatar Petroleum, granting the Group a 30% interest in the concession covering offshore Al-Shaheen oil field for a period of 25 years beginning July 14, 2017.

Chevron, Shell said among bidders to operate Qatar oil field

Chevron, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, ConocoPhillips and Maersk Oil Qatar submitted bids to operate Qatar’s biggest offshore oil field, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.