QP, ExxonMobil complete RasGas LNG Train 5

Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil Corp. announced the completion of RasGas LNG Train 5 in Doha.

Eric Watkins
Senior Correspondent

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 19 -- Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil Corp. announced the completion of RasGas LNG Train 5 in Doha.

Completed in 29 months, Train 5 has a designed capacity of 4.7 million tonnes/year of LNG and will supply gas to northern Europe.

RasGas currently operates five trains in Ras Laffan; Trains 6 and 7 are currently under construction. Those two trains, each with capacity to process 7.8 million tonnes/year of LNG, are expected to start-up in 2008 and 2009, respectively.

RasGas Co. Ltd. is a joint venture of QP and ExxonMobil RasGas Inc.

Contact Eric Watkins at hippalus@yahoo.com.

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