VOL. XLII

No 44

1-November-1999

QATAR

Qatar Inaugurates RasGas LNG Venture As Sales CommitmentsReach 21Mn Tons/Year

MEES Executive Editor Walid Khadduri reports from Doha,where he attended the inaugural ceremony for the RasGas LNG project.

The inauguration of the Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural GasCompany (RasGas) last week marked a turning point in Qatars impressivedevelopment of its natural gas industry. In less than a decade, the state-ownedQatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC) has been able...