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Qatar belatedly turns attention to LNG emissions

The world’s leading LNG exporter is tackling its equally pre-eminent CO2 emissions

State-owned gas titan Qatar Petroleum (QP) captured global headlines in early February for sanctioning the largest single LNG project in history. It will develop fresh gas reserves at the supergiant North Field to expand liquefaction capacity by 43pc to 110mn t/yr by 2025 and ensure global pre-eminence in the industry for the foreseeable future. Less noted was the unprecedented prominence given in the announcement to the accompanying carbon-mitigation plans—which are designed to help the tiny Gulf state shed the less-welcome distinction of being the world’s largest per-capita CO2 emitter. Energy-related emissions totalled 102.5mn t in 2019, according to BP, making residents responsible for



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