Turkmenistan to commission gas processing plant by late 2018

Oil&Gas Materials 21 December 2016 21:06 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Dec. 21

By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:

Turkmenistan is planning to commission an enterprise on production of synthetic fuel in December 2018, Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper reports. The plant will be capable to process 1.785 billion cubic meters of natural gas per year.

The plant is being constructed in Ovadan-Depe town of the Turkmen Ahal province.

The project is implemented by Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. and the Turkish Ronesans Holding at the expense of investments of the Japanese side and the funds of the Turkmengaz State Concern.

At this stage, almost 50 percent of the construction work has been carried out.

"The construction of infrastructure facilities of the gas chemical enterprise is underway, while tanks, reactors, heat exchangers, process furnaces, separators and compressors have already been installed,” reads the article.

The plant will be supplied with the equipment of the Danish company Haldor Topsoe. This equipment will help annually produce 600,000 tons of RON 92 gasoline.