The story: Qatar will from 2026 supply Germany with 2M tons of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually via US energy giant ConocoPhillips. The deal comes as Germany pursues alternatives to Russian gas following Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. It also notably follows German criticism of Qatar’s hosting of the FIFA World Cup, pointing to Doha’s rights record.
The coverage: The Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported on Nov. 29 that QatarEnergy will sell LNG to ConocoPhillips, which will ship it to Germany’s new LNG terminal in Brunsbüttel.
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