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Meet our people in these short video clips to learn more about Shell projects in Qatar.
Construction of the world’s largest Gas to Liquids (GTL) plant, Pearl GTL in Qatar, is a major step towards meeting the world’s growing demand for energy.
Managing Director Pearl GTL and Executive Vice President for Shell in Qatar
Managing Director Pearl GTL and Executive Vice President for Shell in Qatar Andy Brown explains how the Pearl gas to liquids plant will turn natural gas into cleaner burning liquid fuels and other products.
Young Qatari engineers
Discover more about Pearl GTL through the eyes of young Qatari engineers working on the project, as they take you on a tour of progress so far.
Fons Claessen, Shell Commissioning Start-Up Superintendent, Pearl GTL Project, Qatar
Fons Claessen is impressed by the fast pace of development in the Ras Laffan industrial zone where he helps ensure that the Pearl GTL plant fits in seamlessly and will start up without flaw.
Qatargas 4 and Nakilat
Jan Kopernicki, Vice President Shipping and Moon Hussain, General Manager Qatar LNG explain Shell’s first entry into Qatar’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector.
Ali Al-Sharshani, Shell Scientist, Shell Research and Technology Centre, Qatar
Meet Ali Al-Sharshani, a graduate recruit who is now a researcher at the Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre where he tests catalysts.
Pearl Village is a 170-acre residential area with a capacity for 40,000 contractor staff who are building Pearl GTL, the world’s largest gas to liquids plant, for Qatar Petroleum and Shell.
Pearl GTL continues to improve safety record
At the peak of construction around 52,000 people worked on the Pearl GTL project. Keeping every worker safe has remained a top priority: in August 2010 the project reached 77 million hours without an injury leading to time off work. This was a record for Shell and Qatar.
Richard Jayachandran, General Services Administrator, Shell PMC camp, Pearl GTL Project, Qatar
Meet Richard Jayachandran who takes care of catering for more than 40,000 workers at Pearl GTL and ensures they have a choice of meals from around the world.