Tag: Qatar

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Despite Qatar’s Exit, OPEC+ Still Holds The Oil Price Cards

December 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

Monday’s announcement by Qatar that it is leaving OPEC does not spell the end of that organization, or really do it much harm. But, coming as it does on the heels of the recent 30% drop in global crude prices, […]

News and Policies, World

Qatar quitting OPEC means the oil cartel is now just a ‘two-member organization,’ oil analyst says

December 3, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The future of OPEC is on shaky ground, an analyst told CNBC on Monday, after Qatar abruptly announced it would sever ties with the influential oil cartel after almost six decades. Qatar’s Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi said at a news […]

Chemical, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Qatar As Major Competition For U.S. Liquefied Natural Gas

November 7, 2018

Via: Forbes

As the U.S. seeks to make a bigger splash into the global LNG export business, we can be sure of one thing: stiff competition persists. With the highest GDP per capita, “The Richest Country in the World” Qatar has been […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, World

Qatar’s energy minister defends OPEC from Trump, says it has not manipulated oil prices

October 3, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

Qatar’s energy minister has defended OPEC’s oil market strategy, saying a deal between the oil producing group and non-OPEC producers is not aimed at manipulating oil prices. “OPEC is not trying to manipulate the price, it’s trying to bring the […]

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Could the Qatar crisis spike oil prices?

June 9, 2017

Via: Petroleum Economist

An oil market that loses 4% on a day when Islamic State (IS) attacks Iran’s parliament, Tehran blames Riyadh, and Donald Trump tweets his support as Saudi Arabia tries to humiliate another Gulf state is entering unusual territory. Bears still […]