Qatar Review
August 2013

QATAR Petrochemical Company (Qapco) is helping feed the world’s hunger for plastic products and playing a role in industrial diversification in its homeland.






August 2013

QATAR Rail has won the ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certification for information security management systems. To achieve this certification, a company must show a continuous, structured commitment towards managing sensitive company and customer information.






August 2013

From trams to smart metering, Qatari authorities are tapping into Siemens’ vast expertise in a host of spheres.






August 2013

ISLAMIC refinancing is helping Maran Nakilat Co Ltd expand its fleet of LNG carriers from four vessels to six with the additional two scheduled for delivery in early 2014. The company is a joint venture between Nakilat and Maran Ventures Inc. Following the refinancing, Nakilat has increased its ownership shares in Maran Nakilat Company.






August 2013

Leading Qatari companies have deployed Emerson technologies and systems in their operations, the US-based firm has said while providing an overview of its contribution to Qatar.






August 2013

A CENTRE dedicated to best practices in process safety and run as an extension of a similar establishment in the US has been opened in Doha. Qatar Petroleum and the Texas A&M University at Qatar launched in the Qatari capital the extension of the Texas-based Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Centre.






August 2013

A major Qatari plant has supported the local private sector following the granting of inspection and maintenance contracts that require technical expertise.






August 2013

RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) has announced that its recently completed Helium 2 plant produced the first liquid helium for delivery to contracted customers. RasGas’ Helium 2 plant is twice the size of its Helium 1 plant, which began operations in 2005. The Helium 2 plant is expected to produce approximately 1.






August 2013

Qatar Plastic Products Company (QPPC) is preparing to meet big packaging demand that will arise from Al Sejeel Petrochemical Complex which will feature a world-scale mixed-feed steam cracker with plants designed to produce 2.2 million tonnes annually of polymers including PE and PP resins.






August 2013

Qatar’s oil and gas sector continues to be strong but its non-hydrocarbons sector is making strides raising hopes that the county will steer itself towards a broader economy that will have fewer uncertainties of the kind that now accompanies oil prices.






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