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Biggest No Longer Means Best in Qatar's Strategy for LNG Wealth
Wednesday, January 06, 2016For Qatar, the world's largest exporter of liquefied natural gas, preparing for a looming glut of the fuel isn't about being the biggest seller. It's about being the most efficient.

Hyundai Heavy Lands $900MM Deal for Barzan Gas Project
Tuesday, January 11, 2011Hyundai Heavy has received a letter of award for a $900MM deal to execute the offshore part of Barzan Gas Project in Qatar.

Qatar's RasGas Fires Up LNG Production from New Facility
Wednesday, February 24, 2010Ras Laffan 3 Train 7 is the fourth 7.8 million tons per year LNG plant brought online by Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil joint ventures within the past 12 months.

In Qatar, New LNG Plant Opens Amid World Econ Gloom
Tuesday, October 27, 2009Qatar, one of the world's wealthiest countries, will inaugurate a giant liquefied natural gas, or LNG, export plant this week at a time when world energy demand is being dragged down by the global economic slump.

Agility Secures Major Logistics Contract from RasGas in Qatar
Wednesday, September 09, 2009Agility has secured a major new contact in Qatar by RasGas comprising global freight forwarding, transportation and customs clearance for a period of four years, both locally and around the world.

Ras Laffan 3 Fires Up Production from LNG Train 6 in Qatar
Wednesday, August 12, 2009Ras Laffan 3 has started up LNG Train 6 in Qatar. Both Trains 6 and 7 will be supplied natural gas from Qatar's giant North Field, which is estimated to contain in excess of 900 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.

Qatar Oil Minister: Barzan Project with Exxon Delayed, Not Shelved
Monday, April 06, 2009Qatar has delayed, not shelved, the large-scale Barzan natural gas field project to be developed with ExxonMobil to benefit from a drop in construction cost.

RasGas Recognizes Fluor for Phase 2 Safety Performance in Qatar
Monday, March 30, 2009RasGas has recognized Fluor Corp. on its outstanding safety record for its work at the RasGas Phase 2 Onshore Expansion Project in Qatar.

Velosi Bags Service Contracts in Europe and Middle East
Tuesday, December 16, 2008Following Velosi's acquisition of a 60% stake in October 2008, PSC Italy has entered into an agreement with Saipem to provide inspection and expediting services.

New Qatari Agreements Bring GE's Site Commitments to $1B
Wednesday, June 25, 2008GE Energy has signed a new service agreement with RasGas covering two LNG trains and Al-Khaleej Gas Plant-2 at RasGas' LNG and gas production complex in Qatar. This brings GE's total commitment at the site to more than $1 billion.

Velosi Secures New Substantial Contract in Nigeria
Wednesday, October 17, 2007Velosi has been re-awarded a contract from Mobil Producing Nigeria, for the next three years with an option to extend for a further one year.

Sovereign Announces North Sea, Qatar Projects
Monday, January 15, 2007Sovereign Oilfield Group Plc ("Sovereign" or "the Group"), the Aberdeen-based diversified oilfield services group, said that several of its subsidiaries have recently been awarded significant contracts with clients:

RasGas II Implements Sales of Remaining LNG to Petronet
Monday, August 07, 2006Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Co. Limited (II) (RasGas II) announced plans to implement sales of 2.5 million tonnes per year (Mta) of LNG to Petronet LNG Limited (India), completing a 7.5-Mta sales agreement.

Technip Signs Contract for Qatar Project
Tuesday, July 11, 2006Technip has signed a contract for engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the Al Khaleej Gas Phase 2 Project (AKG-2) with RasGas Co. Limited, acting on behalf of ExxonMobil Middle East Gas Marketing Limited.

J. Ray McDermott Wins More Work on RasGas Project in Qatar
Wednesday, October 27, 2004J. Ray McDermott has recently been awarded further work offshore Qatar by Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (II) for an additional well head platform jacket, WH8, for the RasGas Expansion field development.

FPL & RasGas Enter LNG Supply Agreement
Tuesday, July 27, 2004FPL Group Resources and RasGas announced the signature of a Heads of Agreement to supply liquefied natural gas from Qatar to a proposed LNG terminal and regasification facility located at South Riding Point on Grand Bahama Island.

GE Energy & Rasgas Sign Long-Term Service Agreement
Thursday, July 22, 2004GE Energy has signed a long-term pipeline services agreement with the RasGas Company Limited in Qatar.

RasGas Receives Second LNG Carrier, Maersk Ras Laffan
Thursday, May 13, 2004This week RasGas management and senior company officials welcomed their second dedicated LNG carrier, 'Maersk Ras Laffan' to load its maiden cargo of RasGas LNG at Ras Laffan Port.