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Qatar’s Rasgas, CPC Sign Deal for 1.5 Million Tons of LNG

December 06, 2011

(Adds start date for delivery.)

Dec. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Qatar’s RasGas Co. signed an agreement with CPC Corp., Taiwan’s state-owned oil refiner, to provide 1.5 million tons of liquefied natural gas. Qatar’s Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada announced the agreement in Doha today.

Deliveries under the long-term agreement will start in 2013, a Qatari official said today, while medium-term deliveries will start next year.


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