Qatar To Leave OPEC In 2019

Qatar To Leave OPEC In 2019
Qatar’s energy minister, Saad al-Kaabi

Qatar is to leave OPEC next month, the Gulf state’s new energy minister, Saad al-Kaabi, announced on Monday.

According to reports on Monday, “Qatar has decided to withdraw its membership from OPEC effective January 2019,” Kaabi said at a Doha press conference.


He added that OPEC was told of the decision on Monday ahead of the announcement.