‘Biggest’ environmental project in the world opens in Qatar
HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada
The $1bn Jetty Boil-Off Gas Recovery (JBOG) Project in Ras Laffan, described as the “biggest environmental project in the world”, was inaugurated by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani yesterday.
“The JBOG facility will recover the gas flared during Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) loading at the six LNG berths in Ras Laffan Port,” said Saad Sherida al-Kaabi, president and CEO of Qatar Petroleum (QP).
Al-Kaabi, who is also the Qatargas chairman, said the JBOG facility forms part of the Common Facilities Projects at Ras Laffan, and is led and operated by Qatargas on behalf of QP and RasGas.
As of April 2015, Qatargas has recovered jetty boil-off gas from 500 ships since the JBOG facilities started in October 2014.
Al-Kaabi congratulated Qatargas for leading the “safe and reliable execution and operation” of the project, as well as RasGas’ “continued commitment” towards environmental protection and reducing carbon emissions from the country’s LNG industry.
“Protecting the environment has always been the holistic commitment of Qatar Petroleum and its joint ventures.
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