Middle East Economic Survey


No 44


Qatar Rolls Out The LNG Mega-Trains

Qatar on 27 October inaugurated its 7.8mn tons/year RasGas 3 train 6, which when fully on stream will boost the emirates LNG capacity to 46.2mn t/y, transforming it into the global LNG powerhouse. With over 23mn t/y of capacity scheduled to be brought on in 2009 alone roughly equivalent to the capacity of Malaysia, the worlds number 2 producer - this year marks the largest expansion in LNG history.

RasGas 3...