Qatar Petroleum (QP)
Qatar Petroleum is committed to developing Qatar’s energy resources for the world
Qatar Petroleum, Committed to Excellence
Qatar Petroleum is a state-owned corporation established in the State of Qatar by Emiri Decree in 1974. Qatar Petroleum (QP) is responsible for all phases of the oil and gas industry in Qatar.
The principal activities of QP and its subsidiaries and joint ventures cover exploration, drilling, production, storage and transport and sale of crude oil, natural gas, gas to liquids, refined products, petrochemicals and fertilizers, in addition to helicopter and financing services.
Qatar Petroleum’s strategy of conducting hydrocarbon exploration and new development is through Production-Sharing Agreements (EPSA) and Development and Production-Sharing Agreements (DPSA) concluded with major gas and oil companies. These agreements have enhanced oil and gas reserves through new discoveries and development of existing fields.
Qatar Petroleum is committed to its part as both a concerned partner and facilitate for the environment, while assuring that the company’s employees and the general public live in a cleaner, safer world. Furthermore, QP is committed to the protection, preservation and conservation of the natural environment and local amenities in all areas of its operations with the ultimate goal of no accident or harm to its employees and the general public.
The North Gas Field with total gas recoverable about 900 trillion cubic feet (tcf), is considered to be the largest single non-associated gas reservoir in the world, covering an area of 6,000 square kilometres. The utilization of this field’s massive reserves has become a primary national goal to continue the development and prosperity process in the country.
Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLC)
Located 80 km north of Doha, RLC combines the services of modern industrial port, excellent infrastructure, support services; RLC accommodates a large number of gas-based industries that relies on reserves of natural gas in the North Gas Field.
Sasol”Sasol is an energy and chemicals company. We convert coal and gas into liquid fuels, fuel components and chemicals through our proprietary Fischer-Tropsch (FT) processes. We mine coal in South Africa, and produce gas and condensate in Mozambique and oil in Gabon. We have chemical manufacturing and marketing operations in South Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas. In South Africa, we refine imported crude oil and retail liquid fuels through our network of Sasol convenience centres. We also supply fuels to other distributors in the region and gas to industrial customers in South Africa.
Based in South Africa, Sasol has operations in 38 countries and employs some 34,000 people.
We continue to pursue international opportunities to commercialise our gas-to-liquids (GTL) and coal-to-liquids (CTL) technology. In partnership with Qatar Petroleum we started up our first international GTL plant, ORYX GTL, in Qatar in 2007. In 2009, alongside our respective partners, we retained an economic interest in the Escravos GTL project in Nigeria and made progress investigating the feasibility of a CTL plant in China and a GTL plant in Uzbekistan. We also advanced our upstream oil and gas activities in Mozambique, Nigeria, Gabon, South Africa, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
Formed in 1950, Sasol started producing synthetic fuels in 1955, Sasol is listed on the JSE Limited in South Africa and the New York Stock Exchange.”