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Gas Market Outlook in Qatar, 2010

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Abstract

Gas Market Outlook in Qatar, 2010

Summary

This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Qatar. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Qatar. The report compares the investment environment in Qatar with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Qatar together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

- Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
- Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Qatar for the period 2000-2013.
- Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Qatar.
- Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Qatar’s energy industry.
- Information on the top companies in the Qatar including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
- Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
- Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a strong understanding of the country’s energy market.
- Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
- Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data.
- Assess your competitor’s major natural gas assets and their performance.
- Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
- Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events.
- Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
- Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.

Table of Contents

1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 6
1.2 List of Figures 7
2 Qatar Energy Sector 8
2.1 Qatar Energy Sector, Market Overview 8
2.2 Qatar Energy Sector, Natural Gas 9
2.2.1 Qatar Natural Gas, Overview 9
2.2.2 Qatar Natural Gas, Supply and Demand Balance 9
2.2.3 Qatar Natural Gas, Regulatory Structure 15
2.2.4 Qatar Natural Gas, Infrastructure 16
3 Qatar Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking 17
3.1 Introduction 17
3.2 The Overall Ranking 17
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness 17
3.4 Gas Sector Performance 19
3.4.1 Exploration Activity 21
3.4.2 Gas Production 22
3.4.3 Gas Reserves 22
3.4.4 Gas Consumption 22
3.5 Economic Performance 23
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index 24
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index 24
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index 24
3.6 Socio-Political Performance 25
3.6.1 Democracy Index 26
3.6.2 Governance Index 26
4 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector 27
4.1 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot 27
4.1.1 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data 27
4.1.2 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map 27
4.2 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production 28
4.2.1 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Total Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production 28
4.2.2 Qatar, Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production by Type 29
4.2.3 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets 30
4.2.4 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company 30
4.2.5 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Natural Gas Production 31
4.3 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts 32
4.4 Qatar Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details 33
4.4.1 Qatar Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details 33
4.4.2 Qatar Exploration and Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details 33
4.5 Qatar Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates 33
4.5.1 Jul 19, 2010: Maersk Oil Production In Qatar Reaches One Billionth Barrel Mark 33
4.5.2 Jul 14, 2010: RasGas Resumes Production At Its LNG Units After Maintenance 35
4.5.3 Apr 07, 2010: QatarGas To Commence Sixth LNG Unit Production In September 2010 35
5 Qatar Pipeline Sector 36
5.1 Qatar Pipeline Sector, Key Data 36
5.2 Qatar Pipeline Sector, An Overview 36
5.3 Qatar Pipeline Sector, Comparision of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies 36
5.4 Qatar Pipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines 37
6 Qatar LNG Sector 39
6.1 Qatar LNG Sector, Key Data 39
6.2 Qatar LNG Sector, Liquefaction 39
6.2.1 Qatar LNG Sector, Liquefaction, Total Liquefaction Capacity 39
6.2.2 Qatar LNG Sector, Liquefaction Capacity- Wise (Million Tonnes) Market Share By Company 40
6.2.3 Qatar LNG Sector, Asset- Wise Liquefaction Capacity by Terminal 42
7 Profile of Exxon Mobil Corporation 43
7.1 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Information 43
7.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Company Overview 43
7.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Business Description 43
7.3.1 Business Overview 43
7.3.2 Chemical 44
7.3.3 Downstream 45
7.3.4 Upstream 47
7.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 48
7.4.1 Overview 48
7.4.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation Strengths 49
7.4.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation Weaknesses 50
7.4.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation Opportunities 51
7.4.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation Threats 53
8 Profile of A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S 55
8.1 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Key Information 55
8.2 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Company Overview 55
8.3 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Business Description 55
8.3.1 Business Overview 55
8.3.2 APM Terminals 56
8.3.3 Container Shipping and Related Activities Segment 56
8.3.4 Oil and Gas Activities Segment 57
8.3.5 Retail Activity Segment 58
8.3.6 Shipyards, Other Industrial Companies, Interest in Danske Bank, etc., Segment 58
8.3.7 Tankers, Offshore and Other Shipping Activities Segment 59
8.4 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, SWOT Analysis 60
8.4.1 Overview 60
8.4.2 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S Strengths 61
8.4.3 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S Weaknesses 62
8.4.4 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S Opportunities 63
8.4.5 A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S Threats 64
9 Profile of TOTAL S.A. 65
9.1 TOTAL S.A., Key Information 65
9.2 TOTAL S.A., Company Overview 65
9.3 TOTAL S.A., Business Description 65
9.3.1 Business Overview 65
9.3.2 Chemicals 66
9.3.3 Downstream 67
9.3.4 Upstream 68
9.4 TOTAL S.A., SWOT Analysis 70
9.4.1 Overview 70
9.4.2 TOTAL S.A. Strengths 70
9.4.3 TOTAL S.A. Weaknesses 72
9.4.4 TOTAL S.A. Opportunities 72
9.4.5 TOTAL S.A. Threats 74
10 Recent Developments 76
10.1 Strategy and Business Expansion 76
10.1.1 May 16, 2010: Qatar Petroleum, Shell And PetroChina Sign New EPSA 76
10.1.2 May 02, 2010: Qatar Petroleum, Texas A&M Sign Research Agreement 77
10.2 Other Significant Developments 77
10.2.1 Aug 07, 2010: Qatar Sees 63% Surge In Hydrocarbon Sector For Q1 2010 77
10.2.2 Jul 29, 2010: Shell To Complete Qatargas 4 LNG Facility By 2010 78
10.2.3 Jul 18, 2010: Qatar To Produce 77 Million Tons Of LNG By 2010 78
10.2.4 Jul 09, 2010: TAQA Announces Investements In Qatar And Iraq 78
10.2.5 Jun 30, 2010: Singapore EMA Says No LNG Supply Contracts With Qatar 78
10.2.6 Jun 13, 2010: J Ray Hands Over QW8 Platform To Qatargas 79
10.2.7 Jun 10, 2010: Qatar Set To Reach LNG Capacity Target 79
10.2.8 Jun 04, 2010: Shell Imports LNG Cargo From Qatar At $5.2/mmBtu 80
10.2.9 May 30, 2010: Nakilat And Qatargas Announce Delivery Of Aamira LNG Carrier 80
10.2.10 May 25, 2010: Qatar May Reduce LNG Exports To US 80
10.2.11 May 18, 2010: Qatar, Lebanon And Turkey Discuss LNG Sale 80
10.2.12 May 18, 2010: Qatar In LNG Talks With China And India 81
10.3 New Contracts Announcements 81
10.3.1 Apr 18, 2010: Fluor Wins EPCM Contract For Jetty Boil-Off Gas Project 81
10.3.2 Oct 28, 2009: GE Oil & Gas To Provide Qatargas With Integrity Management Services To Enhance LNG Pipeline Monitoring And Safety 81
10.3.3 Sep 08, 2009: Agility Wins New Contract From RasGas 82
11 Appendix 83
11.1 Methodology 83
11.1.1 Coverage 83
11.1.2 Secondary Research 84
11.1.3 Primary Research 84
11.1.4 Midstream Forecasts 85
11.1.5 Expert Panel Validation 85
11.2 Contact Us 85
11.3 About GlobalData 85
11.4 Disclaimer 85



Table 1: Qatar, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 10
Table 2: Qatar, Historic and Forecast Exports of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 3: Qatar, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 14
Table 4: Qatar, LNG Capacities (Billion Cubic Feet), 2008-2015 16
Table 5: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, July 2010 17
Table 6: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, July 2010 19
Table 7: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, July 2010 23
Table 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 23
Table 9: Middle East, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 25
Table 10: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 25
Table 11: Qatar, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 27
Table 12: Qatar, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 28
Table 13: Qatar, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002- 2009 29
Table 14: Qatar, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Assets, 2002- 2009 30
Table 15: Qatar, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002-2009 30
Table 16: Qatar, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 31
Table 17: Qatar, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 32
Table 18: Qatar, Active Gas Field Asset Details 33
Table 19: Qatar, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 33
Table 20: Qatar, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 36
Table 21: Qatar, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 36
Table 22: Qatar, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 37
Table 23: Qatar, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.1) 38
Table 24: Qatar, LNG Key Statistics, 2009 39
Table 25: Qatar Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 39
Table 26: Qatar Liquefaction Capacity, by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 40
Table 27: Qatar, Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 42
Table 28: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Facts 43
Table 29: Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 49
Table 30: A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, Key Facts 55
Table 31: A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S, SWOT Analysis 61
Table 32: TOTAL S.A., Key Facts 65
Table 33: TOTAL S.A., SWOT Analysis 70



Figure 1: Qatar, Energy Sector Split By Fuel Type, 2009 8
Figure 2: Qatar, Natural Gas Production And Consumption (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 11
Figure 3: Qatar, Natural Gas Exports (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2020 13
Figure 4: Qatar, Natural Gas Reserves (Billion Cubic Feet), 1996-2009 15
Figure 5: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, July 2010 20
Figure 6: Middle East, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, July 2010 21
Figure 7: Middle East, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, July 2010 22
Figure 8: Middle East, Country Standings, Economic Performance, July 2010 24
Figure 9: Middle East, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, July 2010 26
Figure 10: Qatar, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 27
Figure 11: Qatar, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002-2009 28
Figure 12: Qatar, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf) by Type, 2002-2009 29
Figure 13: Qatar, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Company, 2002-2009 31
Figure 14: Qatar, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 32
Figure 15: Qatar, Natural Gas Pipeline Length by Company (Km), 2009 37
Figure 16: Qatar Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 40
Figure 17: Qatar Liquefaction Capacity, by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 41


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