Qatar is pushing diplomatic efforts to protect its LNG market share, with the latest example a high-level visit to Japan by senior Qatari delegates on 27 October.

Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, and Shaikh Khalid bin Khafila Al Thani, who heads QP’s subsidiary Qatargas this week, led a delegation of senior officials from a range of state-owned companies. Discussions with Japanese LNG buyers were focused “on increasing Qatari LNG exports to Japan, and expanding cooperation in other areas of mutual interest,” QP says. (CONTINUED - 1081 WORDS)