Iranian company builds gas terminal in Turkmenistan

Oil&Gas Materials 1 July 2011 16:49 (UTC +04:00)

Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, July 1 / Trend H. Hasanov /

A marine terminal for liquefied natural gas storage and shipment was built on the Turkmen port of Kiyanly by the Iranian company Pars Enerji, the Turkmen Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ministry reported.

The terminal capacity is 200,000 tons of liquefied gas per year. The Turkmenbashi refinery produces a mixture of butane and propane.

There are a storage tank designed for 3,000 tons of liquefied gas, powerful pump, compressor and transformer stations and a number of other objects.

Liquefied gas produced at the refinery was exported to Afghanistan and Iran by train and vehicles. Hydrocarbons can be delivered to different sales markets and by sea through the transit countries.