Qatar awards design deal for North Field expansion to McDermott
Archived, originally published in June 2018
Qatar Petroleum announced a new design contract Saturday with US engineers McDermott as it prepared to push ahead with plans to expand gas production by 30% at the giant North field in the Persian Gulf.
This was part of a larger project which included six wellhead platforms, jackets and pipelines to produce 4.6 Bcf/d of gas from the North Field expansion. This would add approximately 1 million b/d of oil equivalent to Qatar's production, Kaabi said.