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Qatar Petroleum President holds talks with Japanese companies

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The President and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, recently visited Japan, holding talks with various senior executives of major Japanese companies on improving relations and cooperation within in the energy sector.

The talks covered various issues regarding the development of bilateral relations and cooperation with various Japanese customers and partners companies, especially in the LNG trade. They included high level discussions with Chairmen, President and senior executives of a number of Japanese energy, power generation and shipping corporations, as well as financial institutions, such as Mitsubishi Corp., JGC Corp., JERA, Cosmo Energy Holdings, Cosmo Oil, Mitsui, Itochu, Mizuho Bank, Idemitsu, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Iwatani Corp., Tohoku Electric, Kansai Electric, Chubu Electric, Chiyoda, LNG Japan, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., and Marubeni. Talks were also held with a number of shipping companies.

Earlier this month, Al-Kaabi hosted the annual Qatargas reception held in honour of its Japanese partners and customers. He highlighted Qatar’s commitment to its Japanese partners in ensuring the reliable and safe supply of their energy needs, especially LNG. In addition to this, he expressed hope for further cooperation and partnerships in the future.

He said: “Our special relationship with Japan runs deep in every aspect of our business and our cooperation. We are pleased and honoured to hear that the satisfaction of our Japanese partners has always been driven by our reliability and our commitment.”

“For more than two decades, we have lived up to our expectation and reputation as a reliable and trustworthy provider. We have met all our commitments and obligations, and delivered every single shipment to every single client around the globe – safely and on time.”

The reception was attended by the ambassador of the State of Qatar to Japan, members of the Arab and international diplomatic corps, the Mayor of Tokyo, government officials, and senior executives from the energy and banking sectors, a number of Qatari students in Japan, and approximately 500 invited guests.

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