India’s largest LNG supplier Qatar on Sunday urged the central government to include natural gas in GST to help create demand for the environment friendly fuel and raise its share in the country’s energy basket.
As Qatar walks out of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in New Year 2019, the challenge for India is how to reset its gas purchases and more, given that the kingdom is one of its largest economic partners.
Qatar — among the world’s smallest countries by area and the richest in terms of per capita gross national income ($128,000 or Rs 90 lakh, according to World Bank figures) — announced Monday it was walking away from OPEC
Qatar said on Monday it was quitting Opec from January 2019 but would attend the oil exporter group’s meeting this week, saying the decision meant Doha could focus on cementing its position as the world’s top liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter.
Investments in new liquefied natural gas(LNG) projects are thawing out after three years of low prices, with Exxon Mobilexpecting to advance in Mozambique and Qatar, and Oil Search looking to expand in Papua New Guinea.
After Qatar and Australia, India has got Russia to lower price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be imported from May that will help save millions of dollars in import bill.
Qatar is running out of sand needed for the construction of facilities for the 2022 World Cup due to the months-long Gulf blockade against Doha, according to new reports emerging from the region.
A Niti Aayog report has said that India should explore options of setting up a manufacturing facility for methanol or dimethyl ether in Iran or Qatar as these countries have huge reserves of natural gas and can provide the same at very low prices.
Qatar’s exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan, India, South Korea and China have not been affected by a boycott of Doha by four Arab states, Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada said in a statement on Monday.
Saudis Tighten Noose Around Qatar, But There is One Area Where Its Ostracism Campaign is Falling Short: Energy
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. Qatar is the world’s fourth-biggest energy supplier and wealthiest country by per capita income.