Train 5 will have capacity of 4.7 million tonnes a year (t/y), making it the world’s largest LNG train. Completion is scheduled by the end of 2006, with first output due in early 2007. Chiyoda has completed front-end engineering and design (FEED) studies on the project. In April, Jebel Ali-based J Ray McDermott Middle Eastwon a contract to install new production facilities and to install a wellhead deck and associated pipelines to meet the upstream requirements of the fifth train (MEED 23:4:04).

RasGas II is a 70:30 joint venture between Qatar Petroleumand the US’ ExxonMobil Corporation.