Six months to the day since the Qatar dispute rocked the traditionally tranquil GCC, Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, CEO of state oil and gas giant QP spoke exclusively with MEES in Doha about how the state firm has adapted to the restrictions and on QP’s bold expansion plans. Lightly edited transcript follows.

Q:  Good morning, thank you for taking the time to speak to MEES. The Qatar embargo started exactly six months ago. Efforts to isolate Qatar have included restrictions on Qatari...