Posts Tagged ‘qatar’

Qatar Holding granted $1b quota

by Forex Rooton December 12, 2012 7:24 pm BST
Shanghai: Qatar Holding LLC, the investment arm of Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, has been granted a $1 billion quota to invest in China’s capital markets, as Beijing steps up efforts to introduce long-term foreign investors to try and stabilise its volatile stock market. Official Chinese media reported in June that Qatar was applying for a […]

Total’s Khalij share drops

by on November 14, 2012 2:18 pm BST
Total has signed a heads of agreement with Qatar Petroleum which keeps the supermajor at the Khalij field for another 25 years after the initial deal was set to expire in 2014.However, whereas Total currently operates the field with a 100% stake, the extension sees its interest slide to 40% with

Gulf Arab states should cut state spending growth -IMF

by on October 29, 2012 1:00 pm BST
Mon Oct 29, 2012 9:00am EDT * A sharp oil price fall would hurt public finances * GCC budgets could fall into deficit around 2017* Most states have enough savings, $1.6 trillion in 2011* Deleveraging of European banks could pressure liquidityBy Martin DokoupilDUBAI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Most Arab oil exporting countries in the

Shell still interested in Mozambique gas bonanza

by on October 19, 2012 4:21 am BST
Shell still interested in Mozambique gas bonanzaBY SELINA WILIAMSLONDON -- Shell is still interested in entering Mozambique despite losing out on a deal earlier this year that would have given the oil major access to East Africa's huge gas reserves, Shell's exploration chief, Andy Brown, said in an interview.Large natural