Middle East Economic Survey
Qatar Reiterates Hold On New Gas Commitments As Price Pressures Increase
Bill Farren-Price reports from Doha.
The suspension of Qatars commitments to new gas development projects at the countrys giant offshore North field which became public in early 2005 was underlined on 19 February by Energy and Industry Minister ʹAbd Allah al-ʹAttiyah. In his opening address to delegates at the MEGAS Summit in Doha, Mr ʹAttiyah acknowledged that...