Propane-butane investment project to be realized at Uzbek Shurtan gas field
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 9
By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:
Uzbekneftegaz JSC is implementing an investment project for modernization of three units for the production of propane-butane mixture (UPPBS-3 / 1, 2, 5) of the Shurtan oil and gas production department worth $49 million, Trend reports with reference to the press service of Uzbekneftegaz.
The project is aimed at the production of an additional 61,000 tons of propane-butane mixture per year at the existing plants for obtaining propane-butane mixture and ensuring the growing demand for this product in the domestic market.
In accordance with the instruction of the Chairman of the Board of Uzbekneftegaz JSC within the framework of this project, continuous work and modernization of gas pumping units No 3, 4, 6 and 7 of the compressor station of the Shurtan oil and gas production department is carried out.
The main task of this compressor station is to raise the pressure of clean gas coming out of the 1, 2, 3, 4, 5th stages of the propane-butane mixture separation units and transfer it to the main gas pipelines.
As part of the modernization, a contract was signed for $14.67 million for the purchase of internal spare parts for the compressor station manufactured at the Sumy RPA (Research and Production Association) Ukrainian plant. At the moment, eight interchangeable internals, a turbo unit and ancillary parts of the compressor station have arrived.
Currently, the Muborakneftegazmontazh LLC general contractor and the Shurtan oil and gas production department carried out a short-term modernization and commissioning of gas pumping units No 6 and 7 of the compressor station.
As a result, uninterrupted, uniform operation of gas compressor units was ensured and an increase in compressor power was achieved.
The compressor station of the Shurtan oil and gas production department consists of nine gas pumping units with a capacity of 16 billion tons of cubic meters of natural gas per year.
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