Qatar Review

Qatar’s massive plans include a petrochemical complex for Shell to be operational in 2017, and a petrochemical complex for Qapco producing1.5 million tonnes of ethylene, a million tonnes of high-density polyethylene and 500,000 tonnes of polypropylene THE world’s largest exporter of natural gas, Qatar will see ambitious megaprojects surge ahead, with $120 billion worth of projects to be undertaken until 2020. Much of the government spending on megaprojects will be funded by revenues from oil and gas exports, which last year accounted for 70 per...






Russian independent Novatek has an 80 per cent stake and Total holding 20 per cent in the project QATAR Petroleum International, part of state-owned Qatar Petroleum, has shelved a proposal to invest in Russia’s Yamal LNG project but has not ruled it out completely as it explores investment opportunities overseas, QPI’s director for upstream of operations, Ahmed Al Ahmed, says...






Qatar is at a turning point in the development of its vast natural gas resources and is seeking to accelerate the expansion of its gas-based petrochemicals and fertiliser sector while holding LNG production capacity steady QATAR has held talks with ConocoPhillips on ways to enhance business activities between its national oil company and the US independent and their existing joint initiatives, Qatar Petroleum says in a statement...






For Pearl GTL, Shell and the Qatar government are in a development and production sharing deal whereby Shell will fund the cost THE Pearl gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar is the world’s largest and built at a cost of $19 billion...






QPI now is focusing on the boom in shale gas production in the US, where it is in a JV with ExxonMobil for the downstream element of a major integrated gas E&P/LNG project tied to the Golden Pass LNG receiving terminal QP AIMS to maintain its lead in the global LNG business. In addition to its local ability to export up to 83 million tonnes per year (mtpy) of LNG QP intends to maintain its lead at both ends of the world of liquid methane businesses, from liquefaction to re-gasification...






The engineering firm retains the number one status in joint integrity services for projects and shutdowns in the region AS A world leading engineering company, Hydratight provides a range of specialist products and services to the oil and gas and power generation industries. The company’s main aim is to maximise safety, improve operational efficiency by supplying products and services that provide leak-free...






Saudi Arabia-based Oil & Gas Services Gate Company has introduced an online leak sealing service which ensures smooth and safe operation and an extended life of valves thereby leading to reduction of maintenance costs IF OIL and gas wells, x-mass trees are the most valuable assets of oil and gas production facilities, valves are indeed the heart of these assets...






France-based Marechal Electric has unveiled self-ejecting electrical explosion-proof connectors, styled DXN Decontactor MARECHAL Electric, a major stakeholder in industrial electrical connections adapted to suit all sectors, has developed the explosion-proof DXN Decontactor range of compact and watertight connectors, To provide safe electrical installations for use in hazardous areas...






With high crude oil prices and growing concerns about the future security and diversity of world energy supply, the advent of GTL production through its Ras Laffan plant in 2007 proved to be well-timed for Oryx GTL ORYX GTL is a world-class gas converter which, having pioneered commercial-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) production in 2007, is spearheading the induction of GTLs into the mainstream energy mix...






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