Total in Qatar

09/11/2019
Qatar Qatar

We have been active in Qatar since 1936. Today, we operate there in all our business segments.
We also lead community outreach initiatives in the country, with a focus on road safety, the environment, local culture and youth employment.

Key figures

80+
years in the country
99
Group employees in Qatar
365 km
length of the gas pipeline from Ras Laffan (Qatar) to Tawellah (UAE)

Our businesses in Qatar

  • Exploration & Production
    Exploration & Production
    Exploration & Production
  • New energies
    New energies
    Renewable energies
  • Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals

We operate (40%) offshore Block 6 (in production), which is located 130 kilometers east of the Qatari coast and includes the Al Khalij oil field.
We also hold a 30% stake in the Al-Shaheen concession, located 80 kilometers north of Ras Laffan, through the operator, the North Oil Company (NOC).

We have a 24.5% interest in Dolphin Energy, which markets gas produced in the North Field in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. The gas is transported via a 365-kilometer pipeline.

At the Qatargas 1 liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, we have a 10% stake in liquefaction trains 1, 2 and 3, which have a capacity of 10 million metric tons per year, and a 20% stake in the plant’s condensate production.

We also have a 16.7% interest in Qatargas 2’s liquefaction train 5, which has an annual capacity of 8 million metric tons.

Through these interests in the Qatargas 1 and 2 LNG plants and in Dolphin Energy, we contribute to the production, processing and export of North Field gas.

We have entered into agreements for the development of the Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP Project, located 80 kilometers west of Doha, Qatar. Awarded to a consortium of Total and Marubeni as the result of the country’s first solar tender, the project aims to set up an 800 megawatt-peak (MWp) solar photovoltaic plant.

Al Kharsaah is slated to begin operations in 2021 with an initial capacity of 350 MWp. It will reach its full capacity in 2022, representing 10% of Qatar’s peak electricity demand.

Built on over 1,000 hectares of land, the plant will be equipped with 2 million bifacial solar modules with trackers.

We have a 10% interest in the Ras Laffan condensate refinery north of Doha.

We also have a 49% interest in the Qatofin joint venture, which comprises the following facilities:
- An ethane cracker (through the company Ras Laffan Olefin Cracker) located in Ras Laffan.
- A low-density, linear polyethylene line located in Mesaieed.
In addition, we have a 20% interest in the Qacpo joint venture, which comprises the following facilities:
- An ethane cracker located in Mesaieed.
- Three low-density, linear polyethylene lines located in Mesaieed.

Lastly, through our interest in Qapco, we hold indirect stakes in Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC) and Qatar Plastics Products Company (QPPC), two joint ventures.
 

  • Gas & Power
    Gas & Power
    Gas and Power
  • Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
  • Trading & Shipping
    Trading & Shipping
    Trading & Shipping

We have entered into several purchase agreements for liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced by Qatargas 1’s train 2 (10% interest), including one with Spain and another with Japan.

We have also signed purchase agreements for LNG from Qatargas 2’s train 5 (16.7% interest). The LNG is primarily sold to Asian markets, including South Korea.

We market lubricants in Qatar.

We buy crude oil and sell petroleum products in Qatar.

  • Exploration & Production
    Exploration & Production
    Exploration & Production
  • New energies
    New energies
    Renewable energies

We operate (40%) offshore Block 6 (in production), which is located 130 kilometers east of the Qatari coast and includes the Al Khalij oil field.
We also hold a 30% stake in the Al-Shaheen concession, located 80 kilometers north of Ras Laffan, through the operator, the North Oil Company (NOC).

We have a 24.5% interest in Dolphin Energy, which markets gas produced in the North Field in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. The gas is transported via a 365-kilometer pipeline.

At the Qatargas 1 liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, we have a 10% stake in liquefaction trains 1, 2 and 3, which have a capacity of 10 million metric tons per year, and a 20% stake in the plant’s condensate production.

We also have a 16.7% interest in Qatargas 2’s liquefaction train 5, which has an annual capacity of 8 million metric tons.

Through these interests in the Qatargas 1 and 2 LNG plants and in Dolphin Energy, we contribute to the production, processing and export of North Field gas.

We have entered into agreements for the development of the Al Kharsaah Solar PV IPP Project, located 80 kilometers west of Doha, Qatar. Awarded to a consortium of Total and Marubeni as the result of the country’s first solar tender, the project aims to set up an 800 megawatt-peak (MWp) solar photovoltaic plant.

Al Kharsaah is slated to begin operations in 2021 with an initial capacity of 350 MWp. It will reach its full capacity in 2022, representing 10% of Qatar’s peak electricity demand.

Built on over 1,000 hectares of land, the plant will be equipped with 2 million bifacial solar modules with trackers.

  • Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals
    Refining & Chemicals
  • Gas & Power
    Gas & Power
    Gas and Power

We have a 10% interest in the Ras Laffan condensate refinery north of Doha.

We also have a 49% interest in the Qatofin joint venture, which comprises the following facilities:
- An ethane cracker (through the company Ras Laffan Olefin Cracker) located in Ras Laffan.
- A low-density, linear polyethylene line located in Mesaieed.
In addition, we have a 20% interest in the Qacpo joint venture, which comprises the following facilities:
- An ethane cracker located in Mesaieed.
- Three low-density, linear polyethylene lines located in Mesaieed.

Lastly, through our interest in Qapco, we hold indirect stakes in Qatar Vinyl Company (QVC) and Qatar Plastics Products Company (QPPC), two joint ventures.
 

We have entered into several purchase agreements for liquefied natural gas (LNG) produced by Qatargas 1’s train 2 (10% interest), including one with Spain and another with Japan.

We have also signed purchase agreements for LNG from Qatargas 2’s train 5 (16.7% interest). The LNG is primarily sold to Asian markets, including South Korea.

  • Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
    Marketing & Services
  • Trading & Shipping
    Trading & Shipping
    Trading & Shipping

We market lubricants in Qatar.

We buy crude oil and sell petroleum products in Qatar.