British company to implement ecological project at Turkmen refinery
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, July 18
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:
The British PetroGasLLP company is implementing a large-scale ecological project at the oil refinery in Turkmenbashi city, according to the report of the Turkmen Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources.
The project includes the construction of modern wastewater treatment plant, reconstruction of water supply and petrochemical plants of oil refinery complex.
In accordance with the project documentation, three system of technology of collection, separation and utilization of wastewater will be implemented in the construction of treatment facilities. For the separation of complex chemical mixtures and decomposition of solid organic material in wastewater lines, the dosing coagulants and biological recharging facilities will be mounted, the bioreactors of selective action and other cleaning equipment of the new generation will be installed, the report said.
Furthermore, an additional mobile laboratory on the basis of a specialized vehicle will be used for air monitoring in industrial and sanitary protection zone of the enterprise.
This will determine the physico-chemical parameters of air and harmful substances in its content, as well as the presence of oil in water and soil.
It was reported in early, 2014, the oil refinery will conclude a contract with Petro Gas LLP on the completion of environmental projects and construction of a wastewater treatment facilities, the system of industrial sewage systems and water recycling in the enterprise. The document prescribes the commissioning of the facilities in August 2015.
Petro Gas LLP previously completed another project in Turkmenistan. In 2011, the second branch of the bypass pipe of the gas pipeline linking the Dovletabad field with the Deryalyk gas compressor station was commissioned in Dashoguz province.
Turkmenistan plans to increase the capacity of the country's oil refining field to 15 million tons of oil a year in 2015, a further 20 million tons in 2020, 22 million tons- in 2025 and 30 million tons in 2030.
The country currently produces about 10 million tons of oil a year, most of which is processed in local refineries.
Edited by CN