10 Jun 2017 21:19 GMT Business & Economy, Qatar, GCC, Middle East Qatar Petroleum has said in a statement that it is "business as usual" despite a worsening diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its Gulf neighbours.
Gas has helped transform the tiny emirate into one of the richest countries in the world, propelling its rise into a major regional player and helping fund huge infrastructure projects such as the 2022 football World Cup, which will be hosted by Qatar.
On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain led a string of countries that cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the country's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran.
On Saturday, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar's foreign minister, continued a diplomatic offensive in Europe, meeting his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.
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