Natural Gas Daily Middle East & East Mediterranean LNG
Qatar rift has limited impact on LNG market so far14 June 2017
The diplomatic rift between Qatar and a group of states led by Saudi Arabia shows no sign of abating. But while several LNG vessels have been rerouted, all shipping routes needed for transporting Qatari LNG have remained open.
The United Arab Emirates’ Federal Transport Authority (FTA) has clarified the country’s position on the use of its ports, which has slightly softened its stance. The port of Fujairah issued a statement immediately after diplomatic relations were severed on 5 June saying all vessels travelling to or from Qatar would not be allowed to dock.
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