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Qatar Oil and Gas News Sept 2013

• Qatar Kahramaa – Tenders are to be floated soon to install energy- and water-saving devices in mosques and government schools across the country to help rationalise and reduce the consumption of these resources.
• QNA said late Monday the tanker left Ras Laffan terminal on August 9, a week after the first cargo. Doha agreed in June to supply Egypt, which suffers frequent power cuts, with five shipments to cover some of its needs, which increase during the hot summer.
• Occidental Petroleum announces agreement on further development of the Idd El Shargi North Dome field, offshore Qatar.
• Qatar National Cement Company is looking to expand the production capacity of its cement plants.

Kuwait Oil and Gas News Sept 2013

• Kuwait awards Golar LNG $213m contract – US-based company to supply a floating storage and regasification unit for liquefied natural gas.
• Kuwait launches major water injection deal – Kuwait Oil Company plans to boost crude production in northern Kuwait.
• Kuwait Energy increases revenue and production in Q2 – Kuwait Energy saw second quarter revenues rise 51.8 per cent to US$77.6 million compared to $51.1 million in the same period last year due to new contributions from producing fields in Egypt and a 15 per cent interest in a Yemeni field.
• Kuwait’s crude oil exports to Japan rose to 20.5 per cent in June from a year earlier to 7.58 million barrels, or 253,000 bpd, Kuwait’s government said Wednesday. Kuwait remained Japan’s fourth-biggest oil supplier in June, providing 7.7 per cent of the country’s total crude imports, compared with 6.5 per cent in the same month of last year, Japan’s Natural Resources and Energy Agency said in a preliminary report.