Minister of State for Energy Affairs Holds Discussions with Leading Japanese Energy Companies

HE Minister of State for Energy Affairs and the President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum (QP), Eng. Saad bin Sherida Al Kaabi, held discussions with leading Japanese energy companies ahead of concluding a working visit to Japan during which he addressed the “8th LNG Producer-Consumer Conference” in Tokyo.

During the visit, HE Al Kaabi held meetings with CEOs and senior executives of various Japanese customers and business partners representing LNG and hydrocarbon products buyers, shareholders in Qatari projects, financial institutions, shipping companies, contractors and others including JERA, Kansai Electric, Chubu Electric, Mitsui, Marubeni, and a number of shipping companies.

Al Kaabi concluded his visit by thanking all Japanese partners, clients and contractors for their confidence in Qatar, and for the fruitful cooperation with QP and Qatargas.

Speaking at the annual Qatargas reception in honor of Japanese companies, Al Kaabi said: “This occasion represents a perfect opportunity to reflect on our longstanding relationship, appreciate the strength of our relationship, and celebrate our friendship, achievements and successes.”

“I would like to take this opportunity to emphasise the importance of Japan as a cornerstone LNG market and that Japan will remain a priority for us as we expand our production and our customer base. We look forward to working with you to extend our relationship for many decades to come,” HE Al Kaabi added.