Qatalum was commissioned in 2009 with two lines of 352 cells each operating at more than 300kA. It is one of the lowest cost smelters in the world and is owned jointly by Hydro Aluminium and Qatar Petroleum. The smelter site includes anode baking facilities and a cast house, which can produce foundry alloys and extrusion ingots. Wood Mackenzie’s asset reports are built from the bottom up, incorporating a number of granular data metrics to ultimately produce our industry standard cash operating costs. This report contains a detailed asset note giving you a holistic view of the asset, including an operational overview through to a timeline of events from inception to now. This qualitative analysis is supplemented by the associated Excel download which enables interrogation of a whole series of cost and production metrics over the life of the asset.