Middle East Economic Survey


No 29



Qatar Industrial Gases To Supply Oxygen To Qasco

Newly-formed joint venture Qatar Industrial Gases (QIG) has signed a letter of intent to supply Qatar Steel Company (Qasco) with oxygen at its blast furnaces in Mesaieed, according to a Gulf News report of 12 July. Qasco is planning to set up new high performance steel furnaces using oxygen injection which will require up to 170 tons/day of oxygen. Supply would start in 2007. QIG was...