Qatargas Wins Award for Best Sustainability Report
The 2013 Sustainability Report of Qatargas, which is the fourth such report by the company, includes data for the past 4 years as well as insight into the company’s future activities towards its 2015 vision. The report highlights the significant milestones achieved by the company in several areas. It mentions that in 2013, Qatargas produced LNG close to the full capacity of its facilities and will continue to do so into the near future. Over the next three years, the company will continue to expand production of other gas-derived products helping to deliver cleaner diesel to Qatar.
Also in 2013, Qatargas delivered first shipments of LNG to four new terminals including one in Singapore, one in Malaysia, and two in China. Each of these shipments was used to commission an ever-growing list of LNG terminals being developed across Asia. Furthermore, three new Sales and Purchase Agreements (SPAs) were signed with some of the world’s largest utility service providers in 2013.
In the field of environment, Qatargas achieved a 20 per cent reduction in total hydrocarbon flaring from LNG assets and a reduction in water consumption as compared with previous years. With regard to safety, the company accomplished 20 million safe working hours for its Jetty Boil-Off Gas Recovery Project.