US energy secretary visits QP's Ras Laffan Industrial City Dec 08, 2017 0 402 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaUS Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has paid a visit to Qatar Petroleum's Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC).He was accompanied by Minister of Energy and Industry HE Mohammed bin Saleh al Sada and Qatar Petroleum President and CEO Saad Sherida al Kaabi.The visit included a tour of RLIC's gas, refining and export facilities and logistics centres. Perry was apprised of the various aspects of industrial development in the city and the services it provides to ensure the free, safe, and unhindered flow of Qatari energy products to the world.The visiting US energy secretary and his delegation were also briefed on the history of Ras Laffan City and its port, which is considered the world's largest LNG export port that boosts Qatar's leading position as the world's largest LNG producer and exporter. It also acts as the gateway for Qatari hydrocarbon products to the rest of the world. The tour also had a presentation of the various industrial projects operating in Ras Laffan and the production capabilities achieved by Qatar Petroleum, particularly in the LNG industry, which has given greater credibility and reliability to Qatar's oil and gas industry.Ras Laffan Industrial City is located 80 kilometres northeast of Doha and is the base of all the onshore operations that support the development and utilisation of Qatar's North Field gas assets. It commenced operations in 1996 by initially providing land, infrastructure and port facilities to Qatargas 1. Since then, RLIC has evolved into a world-class industrial city, facilitating the needs of the most technologically sophisticated natural gas-based industries.RLIC provides industries with land, roads and common corridors for pipelines and other utility structures. The Ras Laffan Port, which is the largest LNG export facility in the world, facilitates the marine export of all the hydrocarbons and sulfur produced by the industries and the import of general cargo, and supports the offshore production operations in the North Field. RLIC also provides industries with various utilities, such as desalinated water, potable water, power, telecom and seawater through the common seawater facility, as well as municipal waste treatment and disposal. Pages 123 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES UK to invest QR21 bn to finance projects in Qatar Dec 08, 2017 0 562 Brent crude likely to hit $70 a barrel by mid 2018: Report Dec 08, 2017 0 112 MEC issues 214 sale and 470 promotional licences in November Dec 08, 2017 0 106 Bitcoin roars to soar past $15,000 London: Bitcoin soared past $15,000 to a fresh record on Thursday, triggering warnings about the cryptocurrency's rapid ascent ahead of its looming launch on mainstream markets. After passing the $15,000 mark for .. KeolisRATP to operate and maintain Doha Metro Tribune News Network Doha A joint venture partnership of the French company Keolis and infrastructure asset management specialist RATP has been named as the operator of the Doha Metro and Lusail Tram. The appointment ..