Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 8

19-Feb-2007

QATAR

Sulzer Awarded Contract For Pearl GTL Project

Switzerlands Sulzer Chemtech announced on 14 February that it had been awarded a contract to design and supply column internals and other key equipment for Shells Pearl GTL project. Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell launched the Pearl GTL project in July 2006, overcoming sharp cost hikes that had threatened to derail the project (MEES, 31 July 2006). Pearl GTL includes gas development in the North...