Total E&P Qatar
The most diversified oil and gas major in the country – Total is the only IOC with close to 80 years of continuous presence in Qatar. During all this time, Total has built positions across the whole value chain of the oil and gas business. The company’s activity goes from exploration and oil & gas production to gas liquefaction, gas pipe export, condensates refining, petrochemicals and lubricants marketing.
Present in Qatar since 1936, Total has a 100% interest in the Al Khalij field, a 20% interest in North Field Bravo (NFB) block and a 10% interest in the Qatargas 1 liquefaction plant. The Group also has a 24.5% stake in the Dolphin Energy Ltd company and a 16.7% stake in Qatargas 2 Train 5. Total’s Qatari production averaged 164,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2010.
Total is also a partner in the Ras Laffan refinery with a 10% interest and in the Qapco (20%) and Qatofin (48.6%) petrochemical plants. In particular, the Group has an interest in Qatofin’s new Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) unit in Mesaieed and the ethane cracker in Ras Laffan (Ras Laffan Olefin Cracker, or RLOC).