Qatar News


Rosneft's CEO Says VTB Did Not Finance Share Sale

Nov 14, 2018

Russian state bank VTB did not finance the recent deal by Qatar to buy a stake in Rosneft and it is verifiable by looking at who has the oil giant's shares as collateral, Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin said on Wednesday.Reuters reported last week that…

QP to Take Over Idd El Shargi North Dome Field

Oct 14, 2018

Qatar Petroleum announced that it will manage and operate the Idd El-Shargi North Dome (ISND) field following the expiry of the Development & Production Sharing Agreement (DPSA) with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar on October 6, 2019.Qatar Petroleum…

NOC takes Al-Shaheen reins this week

Jul 11, 2017

This week, France’s Total and Qatar Petroleum (QP) will officially take over operatorship from Maersk Oil of the giant Al-Shaheen oil field offshore Qatar for a term of 25 years. Al-Shaheen. Image from Maersk Oil…

McDermott, Nakilat-Keppel agree Qatar MOU

Jul 27, 2016

McDermott International and Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) have signed a memorandum of understanding for an exclusive cooperation agreement to pursue offshore engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) projects within Qatari waters…

Total ousts Maersk at Al-Shaheen

Jun 27, 2016

In a coup for French major Total, and a blow to Denmark-based Maersk Oil, Qatar Petroleum has awarded Total a 30% interest in the concession covering the offshore Al-Shaheen oil field for a period of 25 years beginning 14 July 2017. Qatar…

Qatar Petroleum, Chevron sign Moroccan deal

Feb 08, 2016

Qatar Petroleum has reached an agreement with Chevron Morocco Exploration, a subsidiary of Chevron Corp., to acquire a 30% participating interest from Chevron’s 75% share in three deepwater offshore leases in the Kingdom of Morocco: Cap Rhir Deep…

Aqualis Offshore opens Doha office

Sep 04, 2015

Aqualis Offshore, an offshore marine and engineering consultancy, has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar.  Aqualis Offshore, part of Oslo-listed Aqualis ASA, has opened 16 offices in 11 countries worldwide since its establishment just over two years ago…

CSA, EEH announce Qatar joint venture

Jun 08, 2015

Doha-based Energy & Environment Holding (EEH) and CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA), announced the formation of their new joint venture CSA Ocean Sciences (Doha) LLC. The board of directors for the joint venture is chaired by HE Sheikh Jabor bin Yusef bin Jassim al-Thani…

Maersk unveils Al Shaheen plan

May 06, 2015

Qatar Petroleum has initiated an evaluation process for the selection of a partner to undertake the future development of the Maersk Oil-operated Al Shaheen field, as the current agreement expires mid-2017. Al Shaheen…

Technip to install platforms offshore Qatar

Oct 21, 2013

Technip has won a contract from Qatar Petroleum for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of a bridge linked living quarters platform and a utility platform. The project location is within Qatar Petroleum offshore facilities…

RasGas launches Barzan topsides

Sep 26, 2013

RasGas Co. Ltd. (RasGas) announced that the Barzan Gas Project's four offshore platform topside modules, collectively weighing 9500tonnes, have started their long journey by sea from Ulsan, South Korea to Qatar's North Field. The topsides…

Oxy, Qatar Petroleum sign Qatari deal

Jul 16, 2013

Occidental Petroleum Corp. of Qatar (Oxy Qatar), and Qatar Petroleum signed a deal on the Phase 5 field development plan (FDP) regarding the Idd El Shargi North Dome (ISND) offshore Qatar. Both companies plan to maintain the field’s output of about 100…

Qatar, Total seal Congo partnership

May 22, 2013

Qatar Petroleum International (QPI) and Total hwill sign a framework of agreement whereby QPI will participate in Total E&P Congo through its subscription to a 15% share capital increase of this company. This participation reinforces Qatar’s…

Qatar Shell adds second OAS unit

Mar 04, 2013

Qatar Shell GTL Ltd. granted Offshore Solutions BV (OSBV), an AMEC and Cofely Nederland NV joint venture, a variation order, adding a second offshore access system (OAS) to its current contract, OSBV announced on 4 March 2013.An OAS unit…

Vikas Shangari

Jan 10, 2012

Vikas Shangari has joined Stats Group as BDM for the Middle East. He was previously Qatar country manager for Hydratight. Aberdeen-based Stats is in the process of establishing a business unit in Doha, Qatar, and a branch in the UAE.

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