14 companies present proposals for Georgia’s gas storage facility
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.25
By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:
Fourteen companies have presented their proposals for engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning services for the construction of Underground Gas Storage (USG) on Samgori South Dome Field in Georgia, said the message from Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation.
Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation announced an open international tender on July 14 for engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning services for the construction of Underground Gas Storage (USG) on Samgori South Dome Field.
Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation said that in total, 55 companies were registered for the tender, of which 14 presented their proposals.
The companies, which will be selected for the tender’s second stage will be required to provide detailed technical proposals in early 2018, according to the message.
Earlier, Georgia’s Energy Minister Ilia Eloshvili told Trend that gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz field will be stored in the underground gas storage facility to be built on Samgori South Dome Field.
Georgian Oil and Gas Corporation plans to start the construction work in the first half of 2018.
Within the frames of the first stage of construction, two appraisal wells are to be drilled. The gas storage is planned to be completed by 2021.
After the completion of the underground gas storage project, the facility will be capable to store up to 300 million cubic meters of gas.
The cost of the project will exceed $250 million.
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