Qatargas JVs sign liquefaction technology contracts

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 3 -- Air Products & Chemicals Inc. signed two agreements to supply its AP-X liquefaction process technology and key equipment to the proposed Qatargas III Joint Venture (Qatar Petroleum and ConocoPhillips) for Train 6, and the Qatargas IV Joint Venture (QP and Royal Dutch/Shell Group) for Train 7, both in Ras Laffan, Qatar.

The AP-X LNG process trains each will have 7.8 million tonnes/year capacity. The feed gas will come from Qatar's supergiant North Field (OGJ Online, Mar. 1, 2005).

Trains 6 and 7 are scheduled on-stream in 2009 and 2010, respectively.

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