Qatar Finds Gas After 42 years
(Doha) – Qatari Energy Minister, Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sadah has announced the discovery of as much as 2.8 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in an offshore field known as Block 4 North, off the shore of the Gulf island nation. The field is operated by Qatar Petroleum along with its partners Mitsui Gas Development Qatar and Germany’s Wintershall.
Al-Sadah, who is also managing director of Qatar Petroleum, said “we are very pleased” with the discovery. Qatar is a major exporter of oil and natural gas at OPEC.