Turkmenistan ups industrial development of eastern gas fields
Turkmenistan, Ashgbat, Jan. 8 / Trend , E.Hasanov/ Turkey is stepping up the industrial development of its eastern gas fields, especially the new wells and onshore infrastructure in the Gurrukbil-Garabil field, the Turkmengaz State Concern said.
Development of the field located in the Takhtabazar region in Mariy province will enable Turkmenistan to increase the gas production by 2 billion cubic meters per year by the end of 2009 and to bring the production to 4 billion cubic meters of gas by the end of 2010.
A gas preparation set will be built as part of the preparation of the fields for experimental-industrial operation. Three strings with the capacity of 5 million cubic meters of gas per day, as well as a gas reservoir with a diameter of 720 mm tubes and a total length of 90 kilometers, will be linked to the set. The reservoir will supply the fuel to the main units of Dovlatabad, from where gas is exported through the Central Asia-Centre pipe to Russia.
Gas and condensate multilayer Gurrukbil, East Gurrukbil and West Garabil fields are located along the Murgab valley. They were discovered in 1990. Their proximity to the largest gas and condensate fields - Dovlatabad-Donmaz in the north-west and Garabilskomu in the east, give reasons to assume the presence of a common zone of accumulation. And this opens good prospects for discovery of new gas deposits.