Middle East Economic Survey
Qatars Al-Shaheen Oilfield Resumes Normal Production
Production from Qatars offshore al-Shaheen oilfield, operated by Maersk, was reported fully operational again on 21 December after what an official described as a production hiccup earlier in the month. Capacity at the field has topped 200,000 b/d, and Maersk is seeking to increase this to 250,000 b/d (MEES, 5 January 2004). How much production was lost as a result of the...