Gulf’s sovereign wealth funds snap up US stocks

The sovereign wealth funds of Saudi Arabia (PIF) and Qatar (QIA) are planning to capitalise on…

Coals to Newcastle*?: Putin offers to sell LNG from Yamal to Saudi Arabia

In the latest twist in the complex and sometimes bizarre tale of Eurasian geopolitics, Russian President…

Spotlight falls on CEFC as Qatar sovereign wealth fund signs up to EN+ IPO

Qatar’s sovereign investment fund the QIA has applied to invest $250m in the  $1.5bn IPO of…

Qatar downgraded over Gulf dispute

Moody’s Investors Service today downgraded Qatar’s credit rating  from stable to negative amid fears that its…

Qatar blockade puts 2022 World Cup under threat

The very real possibility of Qatar facing a long-term blockade of its sea and land routes…

Saudi-led rift with Qatar casts shadow over China’s Silk Road ambitions

This week’s  decision by a  number of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia to cut all…

Turkmen President in talks with Qatar over TAPI pipeline development

Turkmenistan is  considering turning to Qatar for financial and technical  help with the development of the…

Tehran agrees to sell $1.5bn in bonds to develop communal oil and gas fields

The Iranian parliament has given the country’s oil ministry permission to sell more than $1.5bn in bonds…

Italian regulators probe finances behind Glencore-Rosneft deal

Financial regulators in Rome are examining whether Intesa Sanpaolo’s financing of  Glencore‘s recent investment in Russian…

Eni sells Zohr stake to Rosneft and gives Qatar a foothold in the Med

Just weeks after snapping up the Russian government’s stake in Bashneft for around $5bn and days…

Putin celebrates as Qatar wealth fund and Glencore buy $11bn Rosneft stake

Russian President Vladimir Putin took to the TV airways yesterday to celebrate the news that the…

China earmarks Qatar as Silk Road partner

Silk China looking to  Qatar as a key partner in its efforts to establish a new Silk…

Qatar Investment Authority eyes up Russian energy and property sectors

A delegation from Qatar including ruling family member and  Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) sovereign wealth fund chief Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed…

Oil prices slide back as Doha talks collapse

Doha talks: The price of crude oil fell by as much as 7% in early trading…

Saudis pull back from Doha oil deal as Iran refuses to freeze output

Doha oil deal: The meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers on an agreement to freeze output…

Iran boycotts Doha oil talks with producers close to agreement

Doha oil talks: Iran has boycotted today’s  meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC member countries in Qatar as more than…

Australian LNG exports set to overtake Qatar by 2020, claims bullish PM

Australian LNG exports are set to triple by the end of the decade and overtake Qatar’s, a…

Qatargas in $15bn Pakistan LNG deal

Pakistan LNG: The   Qatar Liquefied Gas Company (Qatargas) yesterday clinched a contract to supply Pakistan with 3.75m…

Qatargas undercuts Shell to secure $1bn Pakistan LNG contract

 Pakistan LNG contract: Royal Dutch Shell looks set to  lose its  contract to supply Pakistan with LNG  worth over $1bn…

Iran’s Zarif tours Middle East to allay fears of oil glut

Zarif tours Middle East: Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has undertaken a three-nation tour of the Gulf…

Russia to export halal meat to Arabian Gulf

Russia to export halal meat: Russia’s food watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor and the Council of Muftis in Russia…

Gazprom asks Qatar to invest in LNG projects at Ust-Luga and Vladivostok

Gazprom asks Qatar to invest in LNG projects: The Qatar Investment Authority and the Qatar Investment…

Qatar and Kazakhstan sign taxation agreement

The governments of Qatar and Kazakhstan this week ratified an agreement to eliminate double taxation and to stamp…

KazPV Qatar solar power project signed off

The KazPV Qatar solar power project, which will see a group of Kazakhs companies providing the…