Qatar's Energy Sector

77 Million

Tons of liquified natural gas produced by Qatar per annum


Largest producer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the world

Qatar’s 5 largest LNG export destinations

Key Organizations

QatarEnergy (QE)

QE is the national energy organization responsible for the sustainable development of the oil & gas sector in Qatar. QE’s activities encompass the spectrum of the oil & gas value chain including exploration, production, and sales in all its forms.

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Established in 1984, QatarGas is the largest liquified natural gas company in the world. It produces and supplies the globe with 77 million tons of LNG annually from across its four ventures—Qatargas 1, Qatargas 2, Qatargas 3, and Qatargas 4.

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Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO)

Established in 1974, QAPCO is one of the world’s largest and most successful producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE). QAPCO produces a wide range of LDPE grades that are suitable for all thermoplastic processing techniques.

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Qatar Fertilizer Company (QAFCO)

Qatar Fertilizer Company QSCC (QAFCO) was incorporated in 1969 as a joint venture, and is currently owned by Industries Qatar (IQ) with 75%, Fertilizer Holdings AS (10%) and Yara Nederland BV (15%). It is part of Qatar’s growing petrochemical industry.

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Golden Pass LNG

Golden Pass LNG is a joint venture company formed by Qatar Petroleum (70%) and ExxonMobil (30%) which represents a $10 billion investment that will add natural gas liquefaction and export capabilities to the existing terminal in Sabine Pass, Texas.

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Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (CPChem)

CPChem is a joint venture between Chevron Corporation and Phillips 66. CPChem is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins. The company operates 33 manufacturing and research centers.

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Excelerate Energy

Excelerate Energy is a US LNG company based in the Woodlands, Texas. Excelerate is the pioneer and market leader in innovative floating LNG solutions, providing integrated services along the entire LNG value chain.

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Chevron is an American multinational corporation, headquartered in San Ramon, California, and is active in more than 180 countries. It is engaged in every aspect of the oil, gas, and geothermal energy industries.

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General Electric (GE)

Founded in 1889, GE is a multinational company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. It is best known for its work in the Power, Renewable Energy, Aviation, and Healthcare industries.

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Honeywell International

Honeywell is a US multinational technology company. They deliver industry solutions that include aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings and industry, safety and productivity solutions, and performance materials globally.

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Qatar Chemical Company (Q-Chem)

Q-Chem is a Qatari company owned by Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company, Chevron Phillips Chemical Qatar, and Qatar Petroleum. The facility is a world-class integrated petrochemical plant capable of producing all types of petrochemical products.

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For more than 135 years, ExxonMobil has been developing quality fuel products. From the early days of Standard Oil to Mobil and now present day as ExxonMobil, the company has played a pivotal role in the energy sector’s legacy globally and in Qatar.

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COP is an engineering company that uses technology to maximize production of resources and develop areas that were thought to be unrecoverable. In 2003, ConocoPhillips and Qatar Petroleum signed a Heads of Agreement to develop Qatargas 3.

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Investment Promotion Agency Qatar (IPA Qatar)

The IPA Qatar oversees investment promotion activities under the Invest Qatar brand and acts as the country’s umbrella organization for foreign direct investment attraction.

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Salam International

Salam International is a public shareholding company involved in various industrial sectors. The company establishes, incorporates, acquires, and owns enterprises in the commercial, industrial, educational, real estate, financial, and service sectors.

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McDermott International

McDermott International is an American company providing engineering and construction solutions to the energy industry. They deliver production facilities, pipelines, and subsea systems from concept to commissioning for complex projects.

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CDM Smith

CDM Smith is a privately owned engineering and construction firm that aims to provide client services and innovative solutions in water, environment, transportation, energy, and facilities.

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Al Balagh Trading & Contracting

Al Balagh Trading & Contracting was founded in 1977 and is a diverse company primarily specializing in five areas: construction, oil and gas, trading, medical and scientific equipment, and IT solutions.

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Mannai Corporation

Mannai is a Qatari company which provides a wide variety of services and solutions to its ever growing client base. Its businesses are in oil and gas, automotive distribution, and information and communication technology.

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Qatar Engineering & Construction Company

Qatar Engineering & Construction Company (Qcon) is the leading National EPC & Maintenance Contractor in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Fertilizer and Power industries. Qcon continues to be a major contributor to the hydrocarbon infrastructural development.

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Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry (QCCI)

The QCCI was established in 1963, and its primary function is to organize business interests and represent the Qatari private sector both locally and internationally and to support the country’s economic actors and productivity.

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Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA)

The key function of QBA is to work as the link between Qatar’s strategic plans and the activities of Qatari businessmen. QBA aims to play a leading role in the development of private sector activities at the local and international levels.

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Qatar Insurance Company (QIC)

Established in 1964, QIC was the first domestic insurance company in the State of Qatar. Today, QIC is the market leader in Qatar and a dominant insurer in the GCC and MENA region.

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