The Impact of North Field natural gas produvtion on Mesaieed city's industries in the State of Qatar
Mesaieed is the first industrial city in the state of Qatar, established in early 1970s. The strategy was to adapt large scale industries, especially the petroleum in order to achieve the diversity of the national economy. Beside the steel and iron industry, many petroleum industries are located in the city, such as chemical fertilizers, petrochemicals, NGL plants and the oil refinery. The North Field’ huge reserves of free natural gas, through many of its development stages since 1980s has played an important role in the positive economic movement of the state of Qatar. This paper analysis the data of Mesaieed’ large scale industries to investigate if they have been effected and to what extent, this will demonstrated by following the changes during the last 10 years on the Changes of productions, capacities, and new extensions.
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