Qatar News


Qatar Petroleum Enters Three Blocks Off Kenya

Jul 23, 2019

Eni, Total and Qatar Petroleum have signed an agreement that will see the Qatari national oil company acquire stakes in three deepwater exploration blocks in the Lamu basin offshore Kenya.The L11A, L11B and L12 blocks are situated in what is…

McDermott Wins FEED Work from Qatar Petroleum

Jul 11, 2019

McDermott International said it has been awarded a contract by Qatar Petroleum to carry out front-end engineering and design (FEED) work for offshore wellhead platforms, pipelines and cables associated with the North Field Expansion project…

Qatar Awards FEED Contract to McDermott

May 28, 2019

Qatar Petroleum said it has awarded the front end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the North Field Expansion Project’s offshore pipelines and topsides facilities to McDermott Middle East Inc.The scope of work awarded includes engineering…

Seadrill Contract Backlog Reaches $1.9bln

May 28, 2019

The deepwater drilling contractor Seadrill said that its contract backlog, as of May 23, 2019, totaled approximately $1.9 billion.The drilling services provider said it has added $130 million of additional backlog from March, including the AOD…

QP Issues Tender for LNG Facilities

May 08, 2019

Qatar Petroleum (QP) invites tender for Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) to expand its common lean liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage, and the loading and export facilities for its North Field Expansion (NFE) Project aimed to…

North Field Drilling Contracts Awarded

May 01, 2019

Qatar Petroleum announced Wednesday it has awarded contracts for eight offshore jackup drilling rigs for the North Field Expansion Project.Contracts for six of the rigs were awarded to Gulf Drilling International (GDI), while the contracts for…

ExxonMobil Wins 3 Blocks Off Argentina

Apr 17, 2019

U.S. oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said  that its unit and an affiliate of Qatar Petroleum had won three exploration blocks offshore Argentina.ExxonMobil has increased holdings in Argentina after its subsidiary ExxonMobil Argentina Offshore Investments B…

Qatar Petroleum Wins Exploration Rights Off Argentina

Apr 16, 2019

Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights in five offshore blocks in Argentina as part of two consortia, the company said in a statement on its website.The consortium for three blocks in the Malvinas West basin is made up of an ExxonMobil affiliate with a 70 percent interest…

McDermott Wins EPCI Contract from Qatargas

Apr 12, 2019

McDermott International announced Friday it has secured a contract from Qatargas for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) for expansion of the North Field offshore facilities in the State of Qatar.The contract is worth between $50 million and $250 million…

Eni, Qatar Petroleum Extend Partnership

Mar 14, 2019

The signing of an acquisition agreement between Italian oil giant Eni and Qatar Petroleum for an offshore asset in Morocco this week has not only reinforced the business partnership of these two oil exploration and production companies but could…

Qatar Petroleum Buys Into Morocco Exploration Blocks

Mar 13, 2019

Qatar Petroleum said on Wednesday it has entered into an agreement with Eni to acquire a 30 percent participating interest in the Tarfaya Shallow Exploration Permit, a series of 12 neighboring offshore blocks along the Atlantic coast of Morocco…

ExxonMobil Finds Natural Gas Off Cyprus

Feb 28, 2019

U.S. oil and gas major Exxon Mobil Corp said on Thursday it had found natural gas offshore Cyprus, a region already known for some of the world's largest such discoveries.The east Mediterranean island is located in the Levant basin, where both…

Newcomers Pile into Race for Qatar LNG

Jan 23, 2019

Qatar is preparing to issue a tender for energy firms seeking a stake in its gas expansion project, drawing interest from long-standing partners as well as newcomers Chevron, Norway's Equinor and Italy's Eni, industry sources said.Plans to expand Qatar's liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities…

N-KOM Building Offshore Living Quarters in Qatar

Jan 09, 2019

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) held a steel cutting ceremony for a new offshore accommodation platform under construction at the Erhama bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard in Qatar.Chief Executive Officer of Nakilat, Eng. Abdullah Al Sulaiti…

Qatar to Leave OPEC

Dec 03, 2018

Qatar said on Monday it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price slide…

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