The past week has been an active one for Qatar Petroleum. Last week ended with QP adding to its burgeoning Americas portfolio, winning the offshore Tita exploration block (ExxonMobil 64%op, QP36%) in Brazil’s latest bid round on 28 September. QP previously won four blocks offshore Brazil in March – two with ExxonMobil and two with ExxonMobil and Malaysia’s Petronas – and five offshore Mexico in January – four with Shell and one with Eni (MEES, 2 February).

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