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Qatar Plans Major Entry Into World Gas Market

MEES Executive Editor Walid Khadduri reports on oil and gas developments inQatar following a visit to that country where he interviewed senior governmentand oil officials.

Qatar has decided on a major entry into the world gas market to optimizeutilization of its huge reserves, despite the small netbacks presently accruingto producers on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects at current internationalprices. The state-owned...