Qatar witnessed a momentous year in 2022, with the successful organization of the FIFA World Cup. Additionally, the gas price surge caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine resulted in Qatar attaining its highest financial revenues since 2014. As the largest exporter of LNG globally, Qatar’s geopolitical position was bolstered and increased its influence in the global energy landscape.
The war in Ukraine has impacted global energy security and has highlighted the importance of diversifying energy supplies and investing in LNG infrastructure to ensure energy security. This led to a strategic shift in energy policies and investments toward LNG.