USD1.7bn Qatar, Conoco GTL deal
    ConocoPhillips and Qatar Petroleum are set to sign a deal for a USD1.7bn gas-to-liquids plans today. This will be the third GTL project in Qatar. The others are the Sasol project and the Shell GTL plant. Conoco will own 49 per cent and Qatar Petroleum the balance of the 130,000 barrel complex.