Qatargas is the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) company. It produces and supplies the globe with 42 million metric tonnes of LNG annually from across its four ventures—Qatargas 1, Qatargas 2, Qatargas 3, and Qatargas 4. It is headquartered in Doha, Qatar, and maintains its upstream assets in Ras Laffan, Qatar. Natural gas is supplied to Qatargas’s LNG trains from Qatar’s North Field, by far the world’s largest non-associated gas field. Together with RasGas, it reached a record LNG production of 77 million tonnes per year in December 2010
Qatargas is a unique global energy operator in terms of size, service and reliability. The Company operates 14 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) trains with a total annual production capacity of 77 million tonnes. This makes Qatargas the largest LNG producer in the world.
Established in 1984, Qatargas develops, produces, and markets hydrocarbons from the world’s largest non-associated natural gas field. In addition to producing LNG, Qatargas is also a leading exporter of natural gas, helium, condensate and associated products.
Today, Qatargas continues to set the benchmark in the LNG industry as it safely and reliably supplies energy to customers all over the world.
In 2018, Qatargas merged with RasGas, creating an unrivalled energy operator in terms of size, service and reliability.
Qatargas has a total LNG production capacity of 77 million tonnes per annum (mtpa).
Qatargas manages and operates:
- 14 LNG trains, six of which are mega trains, each with a production capacity of 7.8 mtpa
- Two domestic sales gas production facilities
- Two condensate refineries
- Two helium production facilities
- A jetty boil-off recovery facility
- The Ras Laffan Terminal Operations, and major shipping and global sales contracts.
- Qatargas has a fleet of 25 purpose-built conventional vessels, each with a capacity of between 135,000 and 152,000 cubic metres. The Company also has a fleet of 31 Q-Flex and 14 Q-Max on long-term charter, capable of transporting 210,000 cubic meters and 266,000 cubic meters of LNG respectively.