Tenaris was recently awarded a contract by QatarEnergy, represented by its agent Qatargas Operating Company Limited, to supply a complete package of seamless line pipes and bends for the North Field Project. Tenaris will manufacture and supply QatarEnergy with 197,000 tonnes of welded, high-end sour service pipe, 11,800 tonne of seamless pipe and 206 bends. The production of welded tubes will take place at Tenaris’s Confab mill in Brazil, while the seamless tubes will be manufactured at the Dalmine and Siderca mills, located in Italy and Argentina, respectively.The NFE Project represents the first phase of a major LNG expansion in the State of Qatar aiming at increasing its LNG production capacity from 77 to 110 million tonnes per year, with an expected production start date in 2025. The NFE Project is the first phase of a larger project known as the North Field Expansion Project. The NFXP envisages developing additional gas reserves from the North Field to feed six new LNG mega-trains, ultimately increasing State of Qatar’s overall LNG production by 64% by 2027, from 77 to 126 million tons per year.