The Association’s newest Member is a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Total – also IOGP Members.
The company’s remit – starting 14 July of this year – is to operate and further develop the Al-Shaheen oil field for the next 25 years. Situated off the north-east coast of Qatar, 80 kilometres from Ras Laffan, the Al-Shaheen field is ‘one of the largest and most complex of its kind in the world,’ the company says. Annual production of 100 million barrels from 33 platforms and 289 wells accounts for 45% of Qatar’s oil output. The field has been producing since 1994.
‘North Oil Company is committed to delivering safe, best-in-class operations and technology; role-modelling trust, respect and diversity; empowering people to reach their full potential and creating sustainable value’ for its shareholders, the company says. North Oil Company’s IOGP member representative is Denis Gauthier, HSEQ Vice President.