President of Qatar Petroleum and CEO and Chairman of Qatargas Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi headed to Tokyo to hold discussions with Japanese energy companies.
During the visit, Al-Kaabi will hold talks with executives from a number of companies including Japanese utilities and LNG players, Chubu Electric, Jera, Mitsui, Chiyoda Corporation, Idemitsu, Cosmo Oil Company, LNG Japan, Mitsui & Co and Marubeni Corporation.
Qatar Petroleum informed in a statement that talks will be held with financial institutions such as Bank of Tokyo – Mitsubishi UFJ and Japan Bank for International Cooperation, utility companies such as Tokyo Electric (TEPCO), Kansai Electric, and Tohoku Electric and other major companies and shipping lines such as NYK Line, Lino, MOL, K Line, and Itochu.
During the visit, Al-Kaabi intends to discuss issues relating to the existing cooperation and business relationships.
Japan, Qatar’s founding LNG customer received the first liquefied natural gas cargo in January 1997, under the first binding LNG supply contract signed between Chubu Electric and seven other Japanese buyers and Qatargas.