Japanese consortium prepares to commission chemical enterprises in Turkmenistan
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Feb. 4
By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:
Turkmenistan plans to commission plants for production of ammonia and carbamide in Mary city in June 2014, the Neutral Turkmenistan newspaper wrote on Feb. 4.
The project is realized in accordance with the contract signed by the Turkmenhimiya state concern and the Japanese 'Kawasaki Plant Systems Ltd' and 'Sojits Corporation' companies' consortium.
The construction part of the project is conducted by the Turkish Ronesans Turkmen Insaat Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi.
The design, procurement, construction and installation stages have already been completed and commissioning works are being conducted in line with the schedule.
"Over 60 various specialized facilities, designed to ensure the entire production cycle in obtaining new chemical products, have been constructed on the factories' territories," according to the newspaper.
The resource capabilities of Turkmenistan make it possible to produce all kinds of fertilizers in volumes that fully meet the domestic needs.
"The presence of vast gas reserves in Turkmenistan makes prospective the construction of new facilities for production of nitrogen fertilizers, particularly carbamide, where this valuable natural resource is the main raw material in the manufacturing process," Neutral Turkmenistan said.
Earlier it was reported that according to preliminary estimates the cost of the project in Mary city is estimated at $1 billion.
The design capacity is 400,000 tons of ammonia and 640,000 tons of carbamide per year.
Translated by E.A.