Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



QP Eyes Decision On 250,000 B/D Shaheen Refinery

Qatar is hoping to make a decision by the end of summer on whether or not to go ahead with its planned 250,000 b/d al-Shaheen refinery, MEES learns. A decision was due by end-June, but now might not be before end-August, a Qatar-based source says.

Qatar Petroleum (QP) is meeting with contractors in Paris on 22-26 June to try and drive down estimated costs that at one point had spiraled to...