Qatari Official: Qatar May Divert Large Portion of LNG Supplies Away from U.S. Destinations

Speaking with Middle East Economic Survey [subscription required], Qatari Oil Minister Abdullah al-Attiyah said that Qatar may divert up to 20 million metric tons of LNG per year away from originally intended destinations in the United States to capture better prices. Al-Attiyah noted that Qatar would still export approximately 6 million metric tons to the United States each year. Platts LNG Daily [subscription required] offers further coverage.

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