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LNG market 'needs $200bn investment to meet demand'

LNG market 'needs $200bn investment to meet demand'

More than $200bn of investment in liquefied natural gas is needed to meet a boom in demand by 2030, Royal Dutch Shell, the world's top LNG trader, said on Monday.

Oil output cuts to slow Mideast economic growth: IMF

Oil output cuts to slow Mideast economic growth: IMF

Economic growth in Saudi Arabia and most other Arab oil exporters will slow this year following production cuts aimed at propping up energy prices, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

Qatar push to attract foreign investors

Qatar push to attract foreign investors

Qatar hopes to increase the role of foreign direct investment as "one of the main drivers of economic development" over the medium and long term, said HE the Minister of Economy and Commerce Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani.

Qatar cuts spending on new health facilities - official

Qatar cuts spending on new health facilities - official

Qatar has cut its planned spending on building healthcare facilities by about two-thirds this year following the drop in energy prices but expenditure on its World Cup-related projects should be unchanged, an official said.

Strong selling drags QSE 196 points, settle above 9,800

Strong selling drags QSE 196 points, settle above 9,800

Qatar Stock Exchange witnessed strong selling and its key index fell 196 points to settle at a tad above 9,800 levels, as speculation was rife over US Fed rate hike...

Saudi Arabia raises domestic energy prices

Saudi Arabia raises domestic energy prices

Saudi Arabia has raised domestic energy prices, including fuel prices, state news agency SPA said on its Twitter account on Monday.