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Sylvia Pfeifer

Sylvia Pfeifer reports from “Gas City” or Doha, the capital of the state of Qatar. Located halfway along the Western coast of the Arabian Gulf, Qatar has been enjoying a construction boom fuelled by its hydrocarbon riches, in particular the world’s largest single gas field, the North Field. The field contains more than 900 trillion cubic feet of gas, equivalent to 150bn barrels of oil, or more than 10 per cent of worldwide gas resources.  Read more

Kiran Stacey

Shell said last week that this year was the “year of delivery” in tis three year plan to boost profits and growth.
It took a big step towards that on Wednesday when it announced that gas was now flowing into the Pearl gas-to-liquid plant in Qatar. Read more