No 26


QPs NGL Capacity To Reach 96,000 B/D At End-2002

MEES learns that Qatar Petroleums (QPs)natural gas liquids (NGL) production capacity (including propane and butane) in2001 averaged around 60,000 b/d and that this total is expected to rise to96,000 b/d by the end of 2002 with the start of the companys NGL-4 program(see below). QPs capacity figures do not include NGLproduced by RasGas and Qatargas,which is mixed with LNG.

QPs recentlypublished Annual Report 2000 gives...