Shell joins Qatar's mega-LNG expansion project
DOHA, July 5 (Reuters) - QatarEnergy on Tuesday signed a deal with Shell SHEL.L for the Gulf state's North Field East expansion, the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, following agreements with TotalEnergies TOTF.PA , Exxon XOMN.N , ConocoPhillips COP.N and Eni ENI.MI .
Shell will take a 6.25% stake in the North Field East expansion project, QatarEnergy CEO Saad al-Kaabi told a news conference.
Qatar is partnering with international companies in the first and largest phase of the nearly $30 billion expansion which will boost Qatar's position as the world's top LNG exporter.
Reporting by Andrew Mills, writing by Maha El Dahan; editing by Jason Neely
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