Number of gas fields to be commissioned in Turkmenistan

Oil&Gas Materials 8 September 2021 16:49 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 8

By Klavdiya Romakayeva - Trend:

Six gas fields will be commissioned in Turkmenistan within two years, Trend reports with reference to Business Turkmenistan.

According to the information, the construction of onshore facilities for gas fields in the western block of the Bagtyyarlyk contract area has begun, which, in accordance with the Production Sharing Agreement, is being developed by the Amu Darya gas company of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC).

The contract for the provision of turnkey design and construction services for onshore gas field facilities in the western section of the Bagtyyarlyk contract area was signed with China Petroleum Engineering and Construction (CPECC) in June this year.

It is reported that six gas fields will be put into operation (incl. Gadyn, North Gadyn, Iljik, East Ildzhik, Kishtuvan and West Kishtuvan) during the implementation period amounting to 24 months.

It is noted that during the project it is planned to build 22 wells, four gas gathering stations, pipelines, engineering and technical support networks, including power supply and water supply, and other industrial infrastructure. The total design capacity will amount to 1.815 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

"The implementation of this project will help maintain long-term stable production of natural gas in the Bagtyyarlyk contract area and, accordingly, ensure reliable supplies of environmentally friendly fuel to the Turkmenistan-China interstate gas pipeline," the message said.

China Petroleum Engineering Construction (CPECC) is a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). The company is currently constructing onshore facilities at the West Joramergen, Gokmiyar and Dashrabat fields located in the east of the Bagtyyarlyk contract area.


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