PM LAUNCHES J-BOG PROJECT
One of the major environment projects in the world, Qatar has launched the Jetty Boil-off Gas (J-BoG) recovery project under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Located on the Ras Laffan Industrial city, the $1 billion (QR3.64 billion) project will recover and collect boiled-off gas from LNG ships during loading, which will then be compressed at a central facility close to the loading point of LNG either to use as fuel for generating electricity or for conversion into LNG for exports.
As much as 90% of gas flared can be saved by the project at the half a dozen LNG berths at the Ras Laffan port. This is equivalent to annual Green House Gas savings of 1.6 million tonnes of CO2. The project will help recover 29 billion standard cubic feet of gas per year which is enough gas to produce 750 MW of power to light up 300,000 homes.