SOCAR Sets Construction of New Gas Pipeline for Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli and Shah Deniz Fields

Oil&Gas Materials 19 December 2006 11:17 (UTC +04:00)

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) announced that CaspMorNefteGasStroy Trust and a subcontractor on the project on construction of a new gas pipeline from the Sangachal terminal to a Compression Station in Hajigabul District, Azfen Joint Venture have launched the construction work, Trend reports. At preset 1km section of the pipeline has been laid up. The pipeline runs via the big transport communications.

The gas pipeline will transport gas from the Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli and Shah Deniz fields to the national gas transportation system under the pressure of 41 bar and 90 bar.

The 48 gas pipeline will function at a daily capacity of 21mln cu.m. The pipeline will be built by the order of SOCAR Gas Department.

The construction of a 47km long pipeline will be carried out in two stages. In the first stage, there are plans to build the 23km long Sangachal-Kalmaz line and in the second stage, the 24km long Kalmaz-Hajigabul line. All contemporary methods of security will be applied in the pipeline.