QATARGAS ANNOUNCES PMP START-UP
Qatargas has announced the successful start-up of the Plateau Maintenance Project (PMP). The objective of the project is to ensure the production capacity of Qatargas 1 is maintained at 10 million tonnes per annum (MTA) of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for
The project involved drilling and recompleting offshore wells, adding new onshore facilities for sulfur handling and modifying existing LNG production trains 1, 2 and 3.
Khalid bin Khalifa Al Thani, Chief Executive Officer, Qatargas, said; “We want to ensure Qatargas 1 can produce 10 MTA until the end of the concession in 2021 and well beyond. The Plateau Maintenance Project will help deliver that capability and enable Qatargas to continue to supply LNG safely and reliably to its customers. The project is yet another important milestone in Qatargas' journey towards its Vision 2015, namely to be the World's Premier LNG Company.”