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Qatar to set terms on LNG expansion project

Qatar’s selection of IOC partners for its liquefaction expansion project will likely fit with its strategy of cementing its position as a global LNG player Qatar’s selection of IOC partners for its liquefaction expansion project will likely fit with its strategy of cementing its position as a global LNG player.
By Fatima Sadouki 23 May 2019 Middle East & Africa / LNG 0 34248
Infrastructure at one of Qatargas's LNG trains. (Qatargas)

Qatar Petroleum (QP), the parent company of Qatargas, has yet to pick the IOCs it wants to partner with for the expansion of its liquefaction capacity. However, IOCs have less to offer Qatar than they have in previous projects, and the details of any partners’ future relationship with QP are unclear.

The expansion project is based on further development of the North Field and will see Qatar’s liquefaction capacity increase from 77 mtpa currently to 110 mtpa, with the first of the additional gas being produced...