Main Business Activities

  • Upstream and Integrated Gas

Qatar Shell GTL Ltd. acts as contractor and operator for the State of Qatar (represented by Qatar Petroleum) with regard to the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) project. In return, Qatar Shell GTL receives a share of production. Shell has a development and production sharing agreement with the State of Qatar.

Qatar Shell Services Company W.L.L provides technical services to Qatar Petroleum in exploration and production. Qatar Shell Research and Technology Centre QSTP LLC carries out research and development for Shell and supports Qatar’s national research strategy.

Separately, Shell holds a 30% interest in Qatar Liquefied Gas Company Ltd. (4), a liquefied natural gas project which is 70%-owned by Qatar Petroleum.

Payments to Governments

Country-by-country report data for Qatar is not available for this report.

In our Payments to Governments Report, Shell disclosed that we paid around $1.4 billion in corporate income tax, production entitlements and other fees to the State of Qatar in 2018. Of this, about $745.8 million was for corporate income tax.

For further information, see our Payments to Governments Report.