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Tillerson to tour Gulf capitals as U.S. 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

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

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.

Arab states announce no new sanctions following "negative" Qatari reply to demands

Four Arab states refrained on Wednesday from slapping further sanctions on Qatar but voiced disappointment at its "negative" response to their demands and said their boycott of the tiny Gulf nation would continue.

Arab foreign ministers begin talks on Qatar crisis in Cairo

Foreign ministers from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Thursday started a meeting in Cairo on the Qatar crisis, hours before a deadline for Doha to meet demands set by the four Arab nations, an Egyptian Foreign Ministry official told Reuters.

Qatar says fellow OPEC state UAE halts oil imports in row

Qatar Petroleum is taking “legal actions” after Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. declared force majeure to halt shipments of condensate, a light oil liquid, from Qatar, according to QP CEO Saad Sherida Al Kaabi.

Qatar to boost LNG output by 30%, flouting Saudi-led boycott

Qatar Petroleum, the largest producer of liquefied natural gas, plans to increase output by 30% within seven years, a step that would entrench the Gulf nation’s role as a major energy supplier amid a boycott by a Saudi-led coalition of countries.

Saudi Arabia and Qatar continue sharing oil tankers amid tensions

As Saudi Arabia leads three other Arab nations in accusing Qatar of links to terror groups and being too close to Iran, one thing is becoming increasingly clear in the oil market: tensions have yet to reach a point where the world’s biggest crude exporter is disrupting its tiny neighbor’s shipments.

Platts proposes removing restrictions on Qatar crude

Oil price agency S&P Global Platts is proposing to remove from next month restrictions it had placed on Qatari crude in its pricing assessment after Saudi Arabia and some other Arab states cut ties with Doha, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

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).