QP to build new petro complex May 16, 2018 0 5574 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaQatar Petroleum (QP) has invited international companies to bid for the development and operation of a new petrochemicals complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City.In a statement on Tuesday, QP said the new petrochemicals complex would include an ethane cracker with a capacity of more than 1.6 million tonnes per year (MTPA) of ethylene, making it the largest in the Middle East.The petrochemicals complex will also include world-class derivative plants, which will consolidate Qatar's position among the leading petrochemicals producers in the world market. The engineering design of the petrochemicals complex will commence shortly, leading to a planned start-up in 2025."This development is a first step towards the launch of a new world-scale petrochemicals complex at Ras Laffan, marking another important milestone for Qatar Petroleum," QP President and CEO Saad Sherida al Kaabi said."Petrochemicals represent a major pillar of our growth strategy to achieve our vision of becoming one of the best national oil companies in the world. This project will complement our efforts to implement our strategy, and will enable QP to further expand its footprint in the global petrochemicals markets."The feedstock for the petrochemical complex will be ethane produced primarily from the new North Field LNG expansion project that will produce an additional 23 MTPA of LNG, as well as from existing gas projects producing ethane. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Blockading states don't accept our independence & freedom, says Attiyah May 16, 2018 0 6814 Renovated Doha Corniche opens for public May 16, 2018 0 6630 Now, residents can apply for family visit visas online May 16, 2018 3 16036 PM, Turkish counterpart call for steps to stop Israeli attacks on Palestinians QNA/agencies Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani received a telephone call from Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. During the phone call, the two sides .. 10 more spots for 'food kiosks' The renovated Doha Corniche will get additional ten areas for refreshments that will feature kiosks for food surrounded by sitting areas on the waterfront. Speaking to Qatar Tribune on the sidelines of the opening .. PM briefs Advisory Council on permanent residence ID draft law Doha Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani on Tuesday briefed the Advisory Council's Internal and Foreign Affairs Committee on the government's views about .. Thursday will be the first day of Ramadan Doha The Moon Sighting Committee of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has announced that Wednesday, May 16, is the last day of the month of Shaaban, and Thursday, May 17, will be the first day of the Holy Month of ..