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MMA Offshore Vessel Secures Subsea Services Work in Qatar

May 11, 2022

Australian offshore vessel operator MMA Offshore has secured a contract in Qatar for one of its multi-purpose support vessels.The multi-purpose support vessel MMA Pinnacle will be deployed to Qatar to provide a range of subsea services supporting…

Qatar Opens Barzan Gas Plant

Mar 16, 2022

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, earlier this week inaugurated the Barzan Gas Plant in a special ceremony held today at Ras Laffan Industrial City.The Barzan Gas Plant will produce and process natural gas from the giant North Field offshore Qatar…

Qatar's LNG Production Capacity to Reach 126 mln T a Year by 2027, says Emir

Feb 22, 2022

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani said on Tuesday that Qatar's liquefied natural gas production capacity will rise to 126 million tonnes a year by 2027.Speaking at a gas exporters summit hosted in Doha, al-Thani renewed calls for further dialogue among member countries of the gas forum…

ADES to Buy Three Jack-up Rigs from Vantage Drilling for $170M

Dec 21, 2021

Offshore drilling firm Vantage Drilling has agreed to sell its subsidiary Emerald Driller Company (“EDC”) to ADES for $170,000,000 in cash subject to certain adjustments. EDC is the owner of the Emerald Driller jackup rig, which is operating in Qatar…

Qatar Raises December Crude Prices

Nov 09, 2021

Qatar Petroleum raised the official selling prices (OSP) of its marine and land crudes in December, a pricing document posted on its website showed on Tuesday.Qatar marine was set at a premium of $2.20/barrel over the Dubai/Oman crudes average and Qatar land was priced at a premium of $2…

North Field Expansion: QatarEnergy Orders Six LNG Carriers from S. Korean Shipyards

Nov 08, 2021

Qatar's state-run energy firm QatarEnergy, until recently known as Qatar Petroleum, has ordered six LNG tankers, four from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and two from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in support of its North Field expansion project…

QatarEnergy Farms Into ExxonMobil's Block Offshore Canada

Oct 25, 2021

QatarEnergy has signed a deal for a 40% stake in one of ExxonMobil’s major offshore explorations in Canada, the Qatar state-owned oil and gas firm said on Sunday.The deal marks QatarEnergy’s first foray into offshore exploration in Canada, the company said in a statement…

Qatar Petroleum Changes Name to Reflect 'Broader Strategy'

Oct 11, 2021

Qatar changed the name of its state-owned oil and gas firm to Qatar Energy from Qatar Petroleum to reflect what it said was a broader strategy but said it had no plans to sell assets to raise funds as other Gulf state producers have.'We have plenty of cash…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Petroleum Orders LNG Carrier Quartet in China

Oct 04, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has ordered four new LNG carriers from Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Group, a subsidiary of China's CSSC, as part of its North Field expansion project.'These four carriers are the first batch of orders in Qatar Petroleum’s massive LNG shipbuilding program…

Qatar Strikes Long-Term LNG Supply Deal with China's CNOOC

Sep 30, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has signed a long-term LNG sales deal with China's CNOOC Gas and Power Trading & Marketing Limited, a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC).QP will supply of 3.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of LNG to CNOOC over a 15-year period starting January 2022…

Qatar Petroleum Selects Técnicas Reunidas for North Field Expansion Project EPC

Aug 24, 2021

Qatar Petroleum has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for its North Field Expansion Project to Técnicas Reunidas S.A., a Spanish-based contractor that provides EPC services to the energy industry.Técnicas Reunidas…

Report: Qatar's Oct-loading al-Shaheen Crude Term Price Set at 2-month Low

Aug 18, 2021

Qatar Petroleum (QP) has set the term price for al-Shaheen crude cargoes loading in October at $2.62 a barrel above Dubai quotes, the lowest premium in two months, several trade sources said on Wednesday.The price was set after QP sold three cargoes via a tender at premiums ranging from $2 to $2…

Offshore Driller Vantage Posts Q2 Loss, but Wins Big in Qatar

Aug 13, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Vantage drilling this week posted a net loss of $29 million in the second quarter of 2021, but its CEO was optimistic on the back of several important jack-up drilling rig contracts secured recently, especially in Qatar…

South Korea's DSME to Build Offshore Platform for Al-Shaheen Field in Qatar

Jul 15, 2021

South Korea's Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has won an order to build a fixed offshore platform for the Al-Shaheen oil field in Qatar.The order, worth around KRW 725.3 billion ($635,3 million) was made by the North Oil Company (NOC)…

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