Qatar Petroleum (QP) president and CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, who is also chairman of Qatargas, has left for China as head of a high-level delegation to discuss cooperation in the energy field.
Australia and East Timor will sign a new treaty next year setting maritime boundaries in an effort to settle lingering disputes over lucrative oil and gas fields in the East Timor Sea.
Rising energy prices and efforts to diversify government revenue may see Qatar’s 2018 budget swing into surplus
The agency, citing a cabinet statement, said the government had also approved the outlines for a system of financial allowances to help low and middle income households cope with the costs of its economic reforms.
Qatar aims to bring down CO2 emissions by 6mn tonnes, per capita consumption of electricity by 8% and water by 15% by 2022
His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani, vice chairman of the council, attended the meeting.
Renewable energy continues to grow in the United States, despite US President Donald Trump's moves to dismantle clean power, deregulate industry and promote fossil fuels like coal, experts say.
Close on the heels of implementing a new regulation for energy efficient air conditioners, Qatar will introduce new directives in 2018 to regulate several other household appliances, a top official has disclosed.
They reviewed bilateral relations and ways to boost them in various fields including in investment, energy, education, health and medical sciences.