Located in Ash Shamal in Qatar, the Qatargas I LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Qatargas Operating. The terminal started operations in 1996 and is owned by Qatar Petroleum, TotalEnergies, Exxon Mobil, Marubeni, and Mitsui.
The Qatargas I LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from Qatargas 1 field.
With three trains, the Qatargas I terminal has an LNG production capacity of 10Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to remain the same as 10Mtpa by 2030.
Approximately 86.9% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts to roughly 8.69Mtpa.
About Qatargas Operating
Qatargas Operating Co Ltd (Qatargas), a subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum, is a producer and supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The company refines crude oil and produces LNG from its gasification terminals. It also produces LNG, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), plant condensate, jet fuel naphtha, helium, gasoil and sulphur. It operates LNG trains, domestic sales gas production facilities, condensate refineries, helium production facilities, and jetty boil-off recovery facility. The company exports its products to Europe, Asia, Middle East, North and South American markets. It operates offices in China, Qatar, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. Qatargas is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
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