RasGas Launches World’s Largest Helium Plant
Qatar’s RasGas, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum (70%) and ExxonMobil (30%), is best known for its significant LNG market share – RasGas has a production capacity of 37mn tons/year, about half of Qatar’s 77mn t/y total LNG capacity.
But helium is a key side product. On 8 July RasGas started up operations of the world’s largest helium purification and liquefaction unit...