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									               Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDGE13652SA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAR 2012

          12th floor, Salam Tower, Corniche
                                                             Phone             +974 473 6666                    Revenue         73,000 (million USD)
          Road, West Bay
          Doha                                               Fax               +974 473 6666                    Net Profit      NA
                                                             Website           www.qatargas.com                 Employees       2,758
          Qatar                                              Exchange                                           Industry        Oil & Gas

       Company Overview
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) is the liquefied natural gas (LNG) producing and supplying company. Qatargas
       is a part of Qatar Petroleum group. It is active in exploration and production, refining, transmission of natural gas. Qatargas also
       produces LNG, helium, sulphur and exports these products to Spain, Japan, France, and the US. It operates four LNG projects,
       namely, Qatargas 1, Qatargas 2, Qatargas 3 and Qatargas 4. The company operates through seven LNG trains, out of which four
       trains are the largest in the world with a production capacity of 7.8 million tonns per annum (MTA) each. The comapny also
       operates Laffan Refinery.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Qatargas Operating Company Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Chairman                                           Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Al-Sada
                                                                                   Leading Market Position              Government Policies
         Khalid    Bin    Khalifa     Al- Chief Executive Officer
         Thani                                                                     Strong Operational Base
         Sheikh Ahmed Bin Jassim Chief Operating Officer,
         Al Thani                Engineering and Ventures
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
         Mansour Al-Naim                   Public Relations Manager
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,                   Expansion Projects                   Economic Slowdown and
        GlobalData                                                                                                      Market Dynamics
                                                                                   Contracts and Agreements
                                                                                                                        Fluctuations in Oil Market
        Key Competitors
         Golar LNG Limited
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C.
         BW Gas limited
        Teekay Corporation
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData


       Recent Developments

       Jan 30, 2012                  GE Oil & Gas Completes First Cycle Of Qatargas Gas Turbine Modular Replacement Project
       Jan 12, 2012                  Qatargas Signs EPC Contract With Samsung Engineering For Laffan Refinery
       Dec 24, 2011                  Qatargas Receives Green Award For Three Chartered LNG Vessels
       Dec 07, 2011                  Qatargas Signs Tripartite LNG Sales And Purchase Agreement With Chubu Electric And Shizuoka Gas
       Dec 06, 2011                  GE Oil & Gas To Supply Advanced Combustion Technology To Qatargas For Gas Turbine Emissions
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       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................ 4
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Key Employees ................................................................................................................... 5
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................. 6
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Major Products and Services .............................................................................................. 7
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - History ................................................................................................................................. 8
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Company Statement ......................................................................................................... 11
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................... 12
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Business Description......................................................................................................... 13
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................. 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Strengths ....................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Leading Market Position ........................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Strong Operational Base .......................................................................................................................................... 15
          Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................. 15
             Weakness - Government Policies ............................................................................................................................................. 15
          Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Opportunities ................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Expansion Projects .............................................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Contracts and Agreements .................................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Growing Demand for Natural Gas in Asia Pacific ................................................................................................ 16
          Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Threats .......................................................................................................................... 16
             Threat - Economic Slowdown and Market Dynamics ................................................................................................................ 16
             Threat - Fluctuations in Oil Market ............................................................................................................................................ 17
       Qatargas Operating Company Limited - Key Competitors................................................................................................................ 18
       Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments ................................................................................................................................ 19
          Qatargas Operating Company Limited, Recent Developments .................................................................................................... 19
             Jan 30, 2012: GE Oil & Gas Completes First Cycle Of Qatargas Gas Turbine Modular Replacement Project ......................... 19
             Jan 12, 2012: Qatargas Signs EPC Contract With Samsung Engineering For Laffan Refinery ................................................ 19
             Dec 24, 2011: Qatargas Receives Green Award For Three Chartered LNG Vessels ............................................................... 20
             Dec 07, 2011: Qatargas Signs Tripartite LNG Sales And Purchase Agreement With Chubu Electric And Shizuoka Gas ........ 21
             Dec 06, 2011: GE Oil & Gas To Supply Advanced Combustion Technology To Qatargas For Gas Turbine Emissions
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