QP's strategy of conducting hydrocarbon exploration and development are through Exploration and Production Sharing Agreements (EPSA) and Development and Production Sharing Agreements (DPSA) concluded with major international oil and gas companies.
AL-Khalij Gas project (AKG) uses reserves from the North Field to supply 2 bcf/d of sales gas to domestic consumers. The project will also produce condensate, ethane, LPG and sulfur.
Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil plan to develop the Barzan Gas plant to produce gas from Qatar's non-associated North field for utilization in the domestic gas related and petrochemical industries.
Dolphin Energy’s Dolphin Gas Project was created in 1999 to produce, process and transport by pipeline natural gas from Qatar’s North Field to the UAE and Oman, in support of long-term industrial growth.
Pearl GTL is being developed by Qatar Petroleum and Shell and includes the construction of the largest Gas to Liquids plant in the world at Ras Laffan Industrial City. Major construction was completed end-2010 with production ramp-up in 2011.