Located in Al Khor, Qatar, the Ras Laffan I LNG liquefaction terminal is operated by Qatargas Operating. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 1,100 active and developing LNG terminals worldwide, the terminal started operations in 1999 and is owned by QatarEnergy, Exxon Mobil, Itochu, Korea Gas, Sojitz, Sumitomo, Samsung C&T, SK Innovation, LG, Daesung Group Partners, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering, Hanwha, and others. Buy the profile here.

The Ras Laffan I LNG liquefaction terminal sources gas from RasGas 1 field.

With two trains, the Ras Laffan I terminal has an LNG production capacity of 6.6Mtpa (million tons per annum), which is expected to remain the same as 6.6Mtpa by 2030.

Approximately 86.36% of the installed capacity is committed through long-term contracts, which amounts equates to 5.7Mtpa.

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), jet fuel, naphtha, helium, gasoil and sulfur. It operates LNG trains, domestic sales gas production facilities, condensate refineries, helium production facilities, and jetty boil-off recovery facilities. The company exports its products to Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and 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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