Qatar Petroleum have made a huge statement this week by ordering 100 LNG Carriers at a cost of almost $20 billion. The state owned company has signed agreements with 3 major shipyards in Korea to carry out the construction of the vessels that will be delivered by 2027.
The move marks a major commitment to the LNG market despite some experts saying that it will take up to 2 years for the demand to return to pre-Covid levels.
The new vessels are to be used for the expansion of its local and international ventures as well as preplacing part of their existing LNG fleet.
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