Middle East Economic Survey


No 24



QPD To Raise Oil Output To 10,000 B/D By Mid-2007

Japans Qatar Petroleum Development (QPD) is on course to raise production from 6,000 b/d to 10,000 b/d by mid-2007, Administration and Finance Manager Kimio Katayanagi said at a ceremony to mark first oil production from the project in March, according to local press reports. QPD operates offshore Area Block 1 which runs along the maritime border with the UAE. Oil from the project is...