In 2019, Texas imported $579,673,220 from Qatar. Its top imports are: Mineral fuel, mineral wax, bitumin substances; Aluminum and articles thereof; Special classification provisions In 2019, Texas exported $345,440,160 to Qatar with its top exports being: Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc. Electric machinery, sound/tv equipment Vehicles except railway and tramway, and parts
Qatar has a strong relationship with Texas. Qatar is partners in the oil & gas industry with ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Occidental Petroleum (OXY), McDermott International, Chevron Phillips Chemical (CPC) and Excelerate Energy, all of which are headquartered in Texas. In 2019 Qatar Petroleum (QP) and CPC announced a joint venture to develop the largest ethylene production plant in the middle east. The Golden Pass LNG export project is a $10 billion joint venture between ExxonMobil and QP in Sabine, TX. 45,00 jobs will be created for construction and over 200 permanent jobs will be established upon completion in 2024. The Golden pass will create $31 billion in economic gains. It has also funded a $1.5 million community center in Sabine, TX. OXY has a 24.5% interest in the Dolphin Pipeline in Qatar. ConocoPhillips has a 30% stake in the Qatargas 3 project. Excelerate has a 55% interest in a joint venture with Qatar's Nakilat, the world's largest LNG shipper. Bechtel (Houston) built the Al Sejeel petrochem facility in Ras Laffan, Qatar in 2013. Qatar Investment Authority has invested $550 million in Oryx Midstream Services (Midland), a crude oil transportation company. QIA also has invested in OnCoResponse, a cancer research company. Engineering Group has worked on Inner Doha Resewage Implementation Strategy, the Doha Metro Red Line and Expressways, Ras Laffan LNG Port Expansion and Qatar Transport and Parking Masterplan. KBR is a consultant for Qatar's Expressway Program. Qatar Foundation International supports Arabic programs at Arabic Immersion Magnet School, Austin High School and Burnett Middle School. Texas A&M, has a branch campus located in Education City, Qatar. Furthermore, Qatar has helped the state of Texas when in need. The Qatar Harvey Fund provided $30 million in aid to southeast Texas to rebuild homes, provide grants to Texas A&M, Lamar University, Houston Community College, Lone State College, as well as provide funding for medical assistance and community development. The Embassy of Qatar donated $35,000 to Dynamo Charities (Houston Dynamo - MLS) to provide virtual soccer lessons during COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with Boys & Girls Club of Greater Houston.