SOCAR announces plans to build oil and gas facilities
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.3 / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
The Oil and Gas Construction Trust of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) laid a 38.5 km of a pipeline to transport naphtha (straight-run gasoline) between the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery and "Azerkimya" Production Unit, Oil and Gas Construction Trust head Mirkazim Abbasov's article published by official press says.
"At present, construction of a pipeline to transport naphtha continues. Some 38.5 kilometers have been laid so far," Abbasov said.
He said work to lay the pipeline with a length of 55.2 kilometers to transport dry gas from the oil refinery to Azerkimya has been fully completed.
Also since early year the Trust conducted repair work on the Mozdok-Kazimagomed pipeline. In particular, Shirvanovka gas compressor station was reconstructed. Repair and restoration work was conducted on crossings over rivers Engilanchay and Shabranchay, gas measuring installation was built on 260 kilometer of the gas pipeline.
Speaking about plans for the period by late 2011, Abbasov said that the Trust will carry out work to construct a pipeline to supply low-pressure gas to a gas compressor station on the "Gunashli-4" platform. It is also envisaged to reconstruct a number of platforms in the shallow part of the "Guneshli" field to drill additional wells.
During the year the Trust will continue work to construct the platform "Oil Rocks 2585", also a replacing overpass will be built between sites 1637-619 on the "Oil Rocks" field.