Archive for the ‘Qatar’ Category

From EVs to Digital, South Korea Bags Deals in Tense Middle East

Courtesy of Nikkei Asia, a look at the results of a recent South Korea business-focused trip to Saudi Arabia and Qatar: South Korea is strengthening business and economic ties in the Middle East, signing deals for electric vehicle manufacturing, digital development, energy, infrastructure and shipbuilding as it seeks fresh opportunities in a region it heavily […]

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Iran: Attempting To Create A Gas Alliance With Qatar

Via New Eastern Outlook, a report on Iran’s efforts to establish a new gas alliance: Iran is attempting to create a gas alliance involving Qatar. While Turkey is attempting to rescue the grain deal, Iran is actively promoting the concept of establishing a gas hub of its own. The gas swap between Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan […]

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The Rising Sino-Qatari Gas Collaboration

Via Amwaj Media, a look at the rising Sino-Qatari gas collaboration: As the importance of China’s role in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector grows, the energy dimensions to Sino-Qatari relations have significantly deepened. The shift is taking place in a context featuring rising tensions in China’s relationships with two top competitors of Qatar […]

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Qatar Strikes Second Big LNG Supply Deal With China

Via Reuters, a report on Qatar second big LNG supply deal with China: Qatar on Tuesday secured its second large gas supply deal with a Chinese state-controlled company in less than a year, putting Asia clearly ahead in the race to secure gas supplies from Doha’s massive production expansion project. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) […]

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Efforts Underway To Turn Iran Into Regional Gas Hub

Via Tasnim News, a report on Iran’s plans to create a natural gas hub in the south along the Persian Gulf coast. Russia, Qatar and Turkmenistan are also involved in the project in the Asalouyeh industrial area in Bushehr province. The gas hub will provide an alternative route for exports of Russian and Turkmen gas, […]

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Persian Gulf States Boom With Billionaires, Beyoncé and Bling

Courtesy of Wall Street Journal, a look at how oil-rich Gulf countries have become a magnet for global wealth, and they’re trying new strategies to keep the good times rolling: Sports stars, tech billionaires and influencers arrive on more than 30 charter flights a day at this Persian Gulf emirate’s main private-jet terminal, where traffic […]

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