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QGPC Starts Production from North Gas Field

The Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC) has announced thatproduction from the giant offshore North Gas Field began on 3 August from wellNo.1 and that the output is scheduled to rise to 800mn cu. ft./day by the end ofSeptember with the commissioning of all of the 16 wells that have been drilledfor the first phase of the North Field's development project.

A large part of the gas output of the first phase - whose...