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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.

Cyberhawk UAV performs first commercial oil and gas inspection in Qatar

Cyberhawk Innovations, a leader in aerial inspection and survey using unmanned aerial vehicles, has completed the first ever commercial oil and gas inspection in Qatar.

Veolia awarded contract by Dolphin Energy for gas facilities in Qatar

Veolia, through its subsidiary Veolia Water Technologies, has been awarded a contract by Qatar Engineering & Construction Company to engineer, procure and deliver a wastewater treatment plant for Dolphin Energy's natural gas production and processing facilities in Ras Laffan, Qatar.

Qatar Petroleum delivers 500th LNG cargo to the UK’s South Hook Terminal

Qatar Petroleum has announced the delivery of the 500th LNG cargo from QP affiliate Qatar Liquefied Gas Company to the South Hook LNG Terminal at Milford Haven, UK.

Qatar buys stake in deepwater Chevron leases offshore Morocco

Qatar Petroleum has reached an agreement with Chevron Morocco Exploration Ltd., a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., to acquire a 30% participating interest from Chevron’s 75% share in three deepwater leases offshore Morocco.

Keppel FELS delivers first rig of the year

Keppel FELS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), has delivered Halul, a KFELS B Class jackup rig, to Qatar’s Gulf Drilling International.

Craig International opens offices in the Middle East on back of major contract win

Craig International, is fast-tracking its expansion into the Middle East following the award of a contract to manage a $55 million client spend with a major operator in Qatar.

RasGas delivers first LNG to Petronet under new agreement

RasGas Company Ltd. has delivered the inaugural LNG cargo to Petronet LNG Ltd. under the new Sales and Purchase Agreement (SPA) signed on Dec. 31, 2015, between Petronet and Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Ltd.

RasGas, Petronet revise LNG contract to lower Indian gas prices

Qatar’s RasGas Co. has reached a new pricing agreement for an existing 25-year contract with Petronet LNG Ltd., India’s biggest gas importer that lowers the price of the fuel by almost half starting Jan. 1.

Air Energi to supply contractor workforce for Qatar Petroleum's Bul Hanine project

Air Energi, the global workforce solutions provider for the energy, process and infrastructure sectors, has secured a major deal to supply contract personnel to Qatar Petroleum.

Expro enters Qatar with five-year contract win

Expro has achieved a significant milestone as it enters Qatar for the first time and expands its Middle Eastern presence with a five-year contract win.

McDermott bags EPCI project offshore Qatar

McDermott International, Inc. has been awarded a large brownfield contract by RasGas Company Limited for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of a flow assurance and looping project consisting of 74 miles of 6- and 8-inch pipeline and topside modifications, offshore Qatar.

OPEC’s Qatar says oil prices bottomed out, sees recovery in 2016

Global oil prices have bottomed out, with signs of a recovery seen in 2016, Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed Al Sada said.