The Minister Oil and Gas and Chairman of the National Oil and Gas Authority Abdul Hussein Mirza yesterday said that Qatar and Bahrain would continue to explore possibilities of joint ventures in oil and gas sectors as part of their joint initiative to tap the huge opportunities in these areas. Mirza, who chaired the joint meeting of Bahrain and Qatar, said that he was very much impressed with the deliberations of Qatar International Petroleum on how to work together in oil and gas fields.
The three-member Qatari delegation was led by Nasser Al Jeedah, CEO of Qatar International Petroleum, and he has discussed about the investments in oil and gas fields in Bahrain. Mirza said:
“The meeting in Bahrain is a reflective of the commitment of both sides to work closely on areas of common interest. This also shows that both brotherly countries have a keen interest in enhancing the ties by entering into joint ventures in oil and gas sectors.”
“We want to see some major projects in the near future in both oil and gas sectors as the areas identified by both sides in the meeting have a huge growth potential.”
Nasser Al Jeedah, CEO of Qatar International Petroleum, underlined the importance of mega projects in oil and gas sectors and said that there were huge opportunities in these sectors.