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Qatar's energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

Business Dec 3, 2018

Qatar's energy minister says country is pulling out of OPEC

The tiny, energy-rich Arab nation of Qatar announced on Monday it would withdraw from OPEC, mixing its aspirations to increase production outside of the cartel's constraints with the politics of slighting the Saudi-dominated group amid the kingdom's boycott of Doha. The surprise announcement from Qatar's ...

Japanese firm cashing in on growing gas demand in Nepal

Business / Corporate Jun 17, 2018

Japanese firm cashing in on growing gas demand in Nepal

A Japanese gas product vendor is tapping into the Nepali market as part of efforts to expand business in Asia, cashing in on growing energy demand in the Himalayan state, which is still recovering from a devastating earthquake three years ago. Saisan Co., a distributor ...

Business Apr 24, 2018

Japan to promote U.S. natural gas exports to Asia

The Japanese government said it will promote the exports of U.S. liquefied natural gas to Asian countries to help slash Washington's trade deficit. Masaki Ishikawa, chief of the Trade and Economy Cooperation Bureau in the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, spoke of the plan ...

Business Oct 14, 2017

U.S. regulators OK Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines

RICHMOND, Virginia AP A divided panel of federal regulators granted approvals Friday evening for the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines, major East Coast projects. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authorization had been widely expected by both supporters and opponents of the pipelines. The certificates ...