Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



Qatar Inaugurates First LNG Mega-Train As Technical Issues Persist

Qatargas partners state-owned Qatar Petroleum (QP) and ExxonMobil formally inaugurated the first of their 7.8mn tons/year LNG mega-trains on 6 April, in the presence of Qatars ruler Shaikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani. A part cargo of LNG from Qatargas 2 Train 4, the first 7.8mn t/y train, was loaded prior to the inauguration and sent to India, but the train had to close...