Name of Client : Qatar Liquefied Gas Company (Qatargas)

Estimated Budget : $20,000,000,000

Contract Value : $13,000,000,000

Main Contractor : Chiyoda Corporation, TechnipFMC

Facility Type : Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Sector : Gas

Location : North Field, Qatar

Award Date : 2021-Q1


As part of the North Field Expansion (NFE) programme, the project includes the first onshore package involving the construction of four LNG mega trains. The new liquefaction facilities are part of plans to expand the country’s LNG production from 77 million tons per annum (mtpa) to 110 mtpa by 2024.

Project Status

In June and July 2022, QatarEnergy chose TotalEnergies, ENI, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Shell as the strategic partners for the project. The new shareholders are QatarEnergy (75 per cent), TotalEnergies (6.25 per cent), ENI (3.1 per cent), ConocoPhillips (3.1 per cent), ExxonMobil (6.25 per cent), and Shell (6.25 per cent).

Project Scope

The project scope includes four 7.8 mtpa mega-trains of LNG production, 32 mtpa total capacity for the four trains, utilities, inlets, desalination units, helium recovery, LNG and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and condensates storage, related loading berths, equipment for tanks, furnace/combustion, flare, machinery, water treatment, sewage, marine loading arms, and gangway and static.

Project Finance

Qatargas is the client of the project on behalf of QatarEnergy.

Project Schedules

Project Announced: 2Q-2017

FEED: 1Q-2018

EPC ITB: 1Q-2019

EP: 1Q-2021

Construction: 4Q-2021

Completion: 1Q-2025