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August 2012: 100th cargo loaded onboard the Fuwairit, RasGas’ first dedicated LNG carrier.

March 2012: RasGas Headquarters was awarded Qatar’s first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certification for Commercial Interiors with Green Building Rating System™ Gold Level by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

November 2011: His Highness the Heir Apparent, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani laid the foundation stone for the Barzan Gas Project.

December 2010: Qatar celebrates the achievement of a total LNG production capacity of 77 Mta.

October 2010: The first cargo to the Golden Pass terminal in the United States arrives on board the RasGas ship Al Khuwair.

September 2010: RasGas becomes the first Qatari energy company to publish a comprehensive sustainability report.

May 2010: Helium 2 project is announced, to be in production by 2013.

February 2010: RasGas Train 7 begins production taking the company's total capacity to approximately 37 Mta.

February 2010: RasGas’ ships Al Utouriya and Al Huwaila deliver the first fully loaded Q-Flex cargoes of liquefied natural gas to the Fluxys Zeebrugge LNG terminal in Belgium.

December 2009: Phase 2 of the Al Khaleej Gas project comes on stream.

October 2009: RasGas’ first Q-Max ship is named the Al Dafna

October 2009: His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, inaugurates RasGas Train 6, one of a new generation of LNG mega-trains.

February 2008: The helium plant at Ras Laffan Industrial City reaches its full production capacity.

March 2007: His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani inaugurates Train 5.

November 2006: RasGas starts up phase one of the Al Khaleej Gas project (AKG-1), selling its first gas just five days later.

November 2006: RasGas Train 5 comes on stream, within budget and 14 weeks ahead of schedule.

November 2005: His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, inaugurates RasGas Train 4. The new train has a production capacity of 4.7 Mta – the principal market for its output is Europe.

August 2005: The Ras Laffan Helium project produces its first liquid helium. The gas is present in minute quantities in most natural gas deposits – Qatar holds around 28 percent of the world's known reserves.

August 2005: Train 4 and its associated acid-gas injection facilities are successfully commissioned ahead of schedule, and the new train produces its first LNG. The aggregate capacity of Trains 1, 2, 3 and 4 is 16 Mta.

July 2005: Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited (3) is established to own RasGas Trains 6 and 7, the company’s first mega-trains.

May 2005: Qatar Petroleum, ExxonMobil and Edison sign agreements for the Adriatic LNG Terminal, 15 kilometres off the coast of Italy. The Adriatic LNG terminal is the world’s first offshore LNG terminal and is capable of supplying around 1 percent of Italy’s natural gas requirements.

March 2004: His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, inaugurates RasGas Train 3, the first of the RasGas Expansion Project incorporating several technological firsts.

February 2004: RasGas’ Train 3 produces its first LNG, which leaves for India, where the new Petronet terminal at Dahej in Gujarat is formally inaugurated.

March 2003: RasGas appointed to build and operate phase one of the Al Khaleej Gas project (AKG-1) on behalf of Qatar Petroleum and ExxonMobil Middle East Gas Marketing.

July 2001: RasGas Company Limited (RasGas) is established to operate all RasGas LNG trains, associated facilities and further projects.

March 2001: Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company (II) is established to own Trains 3, 4 and 5. Each of these trains has a production capacity of 4.7 Mta of LNG.

March 2000: Train 2 begins production of LNG – the aggregate capacity of Trains 1 and 2 is 6.6 Mta of LNG.

July 1999: RasGas supplies Petronet LNG of India with 5 Mta of LNG, with an agreement for a further 2.5 Mta.

April 1999: Train 1 begins operations. After more than a decade of intensive planning and construction activity, RasGas produces its first LNG.

October 1995: RasGas signs an agreement with the Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) to supply 2.4 million tonnes per annum (Mta) of LNG. By 1997, annual deliveries of LNG to KOGAS have been increased to 4.9 Mta. Fifteen years later, in January 2010, the 1000th cargo is delivered to Korea.

October 1993: Ras Laffan Liquefied Natural Gas Company Limited is established by Emiri decree to operate RasGas Trains 1 and 2, confirming Qatar’s place in the front rank of the world’s LNG producers.

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