Qatar Petroleum (QP) on 5 October said it has signed a new long-term sale and purchase agreement with Abu Dhabi-led Dolphin Energy under which it will deliver additional pipeline gas supplies to meet the UAE’s rising gas demand. Plans to boost shipments through the 3.2bn cfd-capacity subsea link had been delayed for years. The agreement is yet another sign of Qatar’s shifting marketing strategy. 

While QP and Dolphin remained tight-lipped on the details – no details...