Sizzling Qatar Boom Sparked By Foreign Money, Technology, And Gas

L.R. Aalund Managing Editor-Technology From left to right, a new mosque, mall, and really "fortified," upscale gated community are signs of surging residential and commercial construction in Qatar. These manifolds on tiny Halul Island are a key element in Qatar's rising oil exports (Fig. 5). Jack up rig is shown drilling cantilevered over Total Qatar's wellhead platform in Al-Khalij field (Fig. 6). It's a world class oil industry boom that ranges from multilateral horizontal wells offshore to a metalocene catalyzed polyethylene plant onshore. International oil companies ...

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