Total will start operating at Al-Shaheen field Friday to maintain output at 300,000 barrels a day. AFP / STRINGER
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Total SA will start work this week on Qatar's biggest oil field and is willing to make more investments in the country, which faces a trade boycott led by fellow OPEC member Saudi Arabia. Total will start operating at Al-Shaheen field Friday to maintain output at 300,000 barrels a day, a development project involving $3.5 billion in investment over five years, Patrick Pouyanne, the company's chief executive officer, said in Doha. QP said last week it would boost LNG production by 30 percent in five to seven years.Total already operates in the North Field, Qatar's share of the world's biggest natural gas field.
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