North Field East is a conventional gas development located in shallow water in Qatar and is operated by QatarEnergy. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 34,000 active and developing oil and gas fields worldwide, Buy the profile here.

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The project is currently in construction stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2026. Final investment decision (FID) of the project was approved in 2021. The North Field East conventional gas development will involve the drilling of approximately 80 wells and includes wellhead platform.

Field participation details

The field is owned by China National Petroleum, China Petrochemical, ConocoPhillips, Eni, Exxon Mobil, QatarEnergy, Shell and TotalEnergies.

Production from North Field East

Production from the North Field East conventional gas development project is expected to begin in 2026 and is forecast to peak in 2028, Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2072.

Contractors involved in the North Field East conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the North Field East project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Eni, McDermott International and Chiyoda

Main EPC: Eni, McDermott International and Tecnicas Reunidas

EPC Contractors: Hanwha, Altrad Investment Authority, Bomesc Offshore Engineering, Heerema Marine Contractors UK and HD Hyundai

Other Contractors: BASF, Duro Felguera, EUPEC PipeCoatings, Flenco and Cemp

About QatarEnergy

QatarEnergy is a state-owned integrated oil and gas company. Its operations covers the entire spectrum of the oil and gas value chain, and include the exploration, drilling, production, storage and transport, refining, marketing and sale of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas (LNG), gas-to-liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers. The company also has a presence in steel and aluminum businesses. It provides services such as financing and helicopter chartering. QatarEnergy conducts its operations and activities at various onshore and offshore sites in Qatar. The company also has operations in other countries across the world. QatarEnergy is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.

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This content was updated on 7 February 2024

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