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October 7, 2021

Ras Laffan North Field Expansion LNG Liquefaction Terminal, Qatar

By Carmen

Located in Ash Shamal in Qatar, the Ras Laffan North Field Expansion LNG liquefaction terminal is owned by Qatar Petroleum and will be operated by Qatargas Operating, once it becomes operational in 2025.



The Ras Laffan North Field Expansion LNG liquefaction terminal will source gas from the following fields -North Field East, and North Field South

With four trains, Ras Laffan North Field Expansion terminal will have an initial LNG production capacity of 32Mtpa (million tons per annum).



Subsequent expansion at the Ras Laffan North Field Expansion liquefaction plant will increase its capacity by 16Mtpa.

During the period 2021-2025, the Ras Laffan North Field Expansion liquefaction plant is expected to witness an estimated capex of $25,868m.

Contractors involved in the liquefaction plant

Some of the key contractors for the Ras Laffan North Field Expansion LNG liquefaction plant include the following.Design/FEED: Chiyoda.Main EPC: Chiyoda, Technip Energies, Tecnicas Reunidas.EPC: Consolidated Contractors, Samsung C&T.

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.

MethodologyInformation on the terminal is sourced from GlobalData’s LNG Liquefaction database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, LNG liquefaction terminals globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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