Qatar is the richest company in the world per capita. Its wealth comes from resources, mainly natural gas. Some of its profits are invested in German companies. Qatar's neighboring countries have accused it of funding terrorist organizations.
The small archipelago Gulf state is surrounded by oil-producing giants, but its own production has been very limited. A more detailed analysis of the find's content, size and extraction viability has begun.
President Nicolas Maduro handed Kellogg's production plant to the "workers" after the cereal giant shut operations. Kellogg joins several multinationals exiting the country due to a crippling economic crisis.
Poroshenko is seeking to secure an energy co-operation with Turkey and Qatar. His Turkey trip comes ahead of talks with Angela Merkel, where he will urge Germany to scrap its Nord Stream 2 pipeline project with Russia.
Turkey's president has cautioned foreign companies not to "overstep the mark" amid a standoff over natural gas exploration in the Mediterranean. Turkish ships are blocking a drilling rig from reaching an area off Cyprus.
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