Dukhan

Dukhan

 

a city in western Qatar. Population, approximately 3,000. Dukhan is connected by highway with the ports of Umm Said and Doha. It is the administrative center of the central oil-producing region of the country; oil is channeled from there by pipeline to the port of Umm Said. Dukhan has a seawater purifying plant, a condenser, and two steam power plants.


Dukhan

 

(from Arabic dukkan, shop), in the Caucasus and Near East, a tavern or small restaurant where wine is sold.

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After the victim realised he had been involved in a scam, he reported the incident to police," Al Dukhan said.
8 million deal to design and develop a major integrated Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL 3) and process control solution for a gas pipeline project in Dukhan, Qatar.
especially in Jabal Dukhan, of which full control has been regained," Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul-Aziz, assistant minister for defense and aviation, was quoted by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) as saying.
Project Location : Dukhan Details : Qatar Petroleum (QP) has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract worth more than QR54.
Dukhan Ballers reigned supreme in all aspects of the game to beat Amwaj Nasser Steelers and win the Pinoy Basketball of Qatar (PIBAQ) Championship Cup over the weekend at Al Gharafa Training Gym.
The 15km Dukhan Highway Central dual carriageway is expected to be completed in 2017, and will comprise three multi-level interchanges.
A subsidiary of Gulf International Services, the biggest oilfield services company in Qatar, Gulf Drilling International, announced on October 27, 2014, that the new jack-up drilling rig Dukhan has been accepted by Qatar Petroleum, its client, and left NKOM Shipyard at Ras Laffan en route to its first location.
Ahmad Saif al Sulaiti, operations manager of Dukhan Fields, officially opened the workshop and welcomed the attendees from senior management of Dukhan Operations.
Brig Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Sharjah Police, urged parents to take proper care of their children while celebrating in areas that witness fireworks.
An Asian family had illegally recruited the suspect to work for them as a housemaid without knowing anything about her past or how she came to work in the country," said Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy Director of Sharjah Police.
The second is for an acid gas removal unit at the onshore Dukhan field to process about 450 MCF/d of gas from the Khuff Fm along with facilities to allow sour gas compression, sweet gas dehydration and acid gas reinjection, and associated utility systems.
QP is enhancing crude oil production with water-flooding at Dukhan, where production began in 1947.