Qatar North Field LNG Terminal

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Qatar North Field LNG Terminal is a proposed LNG terminal in the Persian Gulf offshore Qatar.


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Project Details

  • Parent: Qatar Petroleum
  • Location: Persian Gulf offshore Qatar
  • Coordinates: 26.327561, 51.670498 (exact)
  • Capacity: 46.8 mtpa: 6 trains x 7.8 mtpa per train
  • Additional Proposed Capacity:
  • Status: Proposed
  • Type: Export
  • Start Year: Trains 1-2: 2025; Trains 3-4: 2026; Trains 5-6: 2027

Note: mtpa = million tonnes per year; bcfd = billion cubic feet per day


The North Field project was originally announced in September 2018 with the release of a plan to build four 7.8-mtpa trains and bring them online every six months beginning in 2023.[1] In November 2019 Qatar Petroleum announced plans to build two additional 7.8-mtpa trains and commission them by 2027.[2] In April 2020 it was announced that commissioning of the first two trains has been delayed until 2025 due to logistical and economic problems caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.[1]

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