Jetty Boil-Off Gas Project

I was only once involved in this project – known as JBOG –  for a HAZOP meeting.

(Source: Qatargas website)


Doha – Qatar, 24 February 2010: Qatar Petroleum, Qatargas and RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) have given the initial go ahead to a key US$1 billion environmental project to recover gas currently being flared during Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ship loading at the Port of Ras Laffan.

The project which is part of the Common Facilities Projects at Ras Laffan Industrial City in the north of Qatar is known as the “Jetty Boil-Off Gas Recovery Project”. 

The project will enable boiled-off gas to be collected from LNG ships and compressed at a central facility.  The compressed gas will then be sent to the LNG producers to be consumed as fuel or converted back into LNG.  This project, when fully operational, will recover the equivalent of some 0.6 million tonnes per year of LNG, which is enough natural gas to power more than 40,000 homes.

Qatargas Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Faisal M. Al-Suwaidi said: “We are very pleased that Qatargas is able to lead this project on behalf of all the LNG producers at Ras Laffan Industrial City.  Qatargas, Qatar Petroleum, and RasGas are all focused on reducing our emissions and energy use so that we can bring our emissions to the lowest levels possible to meet or beat international standards. This project will contribute greatly to reducing emissions from our facilities.”

Qatargas, as the project leader, is working with Qatar Petroleum and the Ministry of the Environment, to execute this project which aims to significantly reduce overall flaring and emissions at Ras Laffan Industrial City.

It is anticipated that the project will be completed by the end of 2013 or early 2014.


3 thoughts on “Jetty Boil-Off Gas Project”

  1. Hi Brother,
    Very nice site, I wish i should have met you while i was working at DG -QP HSE Regulation and Enfoevement Dept. last two years.
    Good luck in RLIC and with this new project..I was just making a survey related to my risk assesment job in Zurich now. about the safety JBOG haedare system and all..If you shed me a light on that I will appreciate that.


    1. Dear Atalay, I am not pretty sure if sharing a detail of the project is allowed. Hence I apologize for not be able to help you on this. In addition to that I am no longer involved in any detailed design of the project. Again sorry.

  2. No problems , I was just curious about the project since I heard about it first time.

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