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Qatar Pens 27-year Deal with China as LNG Competition Heats Up

Nov 21, 2022

QatarEnergy has signed a 27-year deal to supply China's Sinopec with liquefied natural gas (LNG), the longest such LNG agreement so far as volatile markets drive buyers to seek long-term deals. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February, competition for LNG has become intense, with Europe in particular needing vast amounts to help replace Russian pipeline gas that used to make up almost 40% of the continent's imports…

Oil and Gas Trade Should be Depoliticized, Qatar Energy Chief Says

Oct 24, 2022

Saad al-Kaabi, the head of Qatar's state-run energy company, said on Monday all oil and gas trade should be depoliticized, calling for policies to move away from sanctions and anti-free market agreements.The comments by Kaabi, who is also Qatar's minister of state for energy…

Qatar cuts al-Shaheen Crude Term Price for December - sources

Oct 19, 2022

Qatar Energy has reduced the term price for December-loading al-Shaheen crude oil to a premium of $4.19 a barrel above Dubai quotes after receiving lower bids in its tender, several trade sources said on Wednesday. This was down from a premium of $5…

Three New Players to Join Qatar Energy's North Field South (NFS) Project

Oct 06, 2022

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, the President and CEO of QatarEnergy, said that three new partners will be entering the North Field South (NFS) project in addition to the partner recently announced, adding that they will be announced in due course…

QatarEnergy to Be the Largest LNG Trader Over Next 5-10 years - Minister

Oct 05, 2022

QatarEnergy CEO and state minister for energy Saad al-Kaabi said on Wednesday that his company will become the world's largest trader of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over the next 5-10 years, a position that is currently held by Shell. Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine…

Germany's RWE Widens Global Search for LNG Supplies

Aug 11, 2022

RWE is holding talks with a larger number of suppliers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), not just Qatar and North America, CEO Markus Krebber said, as Germany's largest power producer continues its efforts to replace Russian gas volumes.RWE earlier…

QatarEnergy Awards $384,5M Offshore EPCI Deal to Milaha

Jul 18, 2022

Qatari company Milaha said Monday it had secured a five-year contract with QatarEnergy to deliver engineering, procurement, construction, and installation (EPCI) services for offshore projects in Qatar. The contract is worth QR 1.4 billion ($384…

Shell Joins Qatar's LNG Expansion Mega-Project

Jul 05, 2022

QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Shell for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the first phase of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, following agreements with TotalEnergies, Exxon, ConocoPhillips, and Eni…

North Field Expansion: Qatar Selects Exxon, Total, Shell, Conoco for mega-LNG Expansion - Sources

Jun 08, 2022

Qatar has picked ExxonMobil Corp, TotalEnergies, Shell, and ConocoPhillips, as partners in the expansion of the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.The North Field expansion will boost Qatar's LNG output by 64% by 2027…

Ruya Project in Qatar: McDermott Wins One of Its Largest Ever Offshore FEED Deals

Jun 02, 2022

McDermott International has won a Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by the Qatari North Oil Company (NOC) for the Ruya Development, previously referred to as Al-Shaheen Phase 3-Batch 1, located offshore Qatar. 'This award is one the…

Oil Plus Wins Produced Water Projects Off Qatar

May 27, 2022

UK-based oilfield solutions company Oil Plus has said it has secured two produced water-related projects in Qatar worth $450,000 in total. Oil Plus will deliver a Pre-FEED oil and water analysis for Qatar Energy, and a water injection study…

QatarEnergy Awards Major EPC Deal for North Field Expansion Project

Apr 28, 2022

QatarEnergy has awarded a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the North Field Expansion Project, which it says marks the final major milestone to deliver the project which will boost Qatar’s LNG production capacity to 110 million tons per annum (MTPA)…

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…

McDermott Scores 'Mega' Offshore Contract in Qatar

Jan 11, 2022

Offshore engineering and construction company McDermott said Monday it had secured a mega offshore contract from QatarEnergy.Under the award, McDermott will be responsible for the delivery of engineering, procurement, construction, and installation…

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