PROSPECTS IMPROVE FOR FUTURE QATAR GAS EXPORTS
(With upgraded forecasts for Japanese demand for imported LNG, the prospectsfor Qatar gas export schemes are improving. MEES Executive Editor WalidKhadduri, who recently visited Qatar, reports on the progress of the current gasproject and plans for future expansion.)
Work on the first phase of the North Field gas project, costing $1.3bn for aproduction of 800mn cu. ft./day, is proceeding well on schedule: over 70% of...