His Mission Accomplished, Qatar’s Attiyah Bows Out

Qatar’s former Energy Minister, Deputy PM and OPEC President gives MEES an exclusive interview as he bows out on an illustrious career. He expects oil prices to remain close to $60/B before recovering modestly. But $100/B is too high due to the damaging effect it had on cost inflation in the industry and on energy demand.

-Kate Dourian

As Qatar’s longest serving oil minister and architect of Qatar’s gas policy and subsequent emergence as the wealthiest nation on earth, His Excellency ‘Abd Allah bin Hamad al-‘Attiyah, presided over the transformation of the tiny emirate into the world’s largest producer and exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in almost record time. (CONTINUED - 3058 WORDS)