Russia: EPC Contract Consortium to Construct Natural Gas Liquefaction Unit near Ust-Luga
Ruskhimalyans, Linde, and Renaissance Heavy Industries have entered into an EPC contract to establish a natural gas liquefaction plant within Gazprom and Rusgazdobycha’s joint venture owned Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga in Russia. Under the terms of the contract, Linde and Renaissance Heavy Industries will be in-charge of construction and installation of two production trains with a total capacity of 13 million tons of liquefied natural gas per year.
Saint Petersburg/Russia – Ruskhimalyans, Linde, and Renaissance Heavy Industries recently signed in St. Petersburg an ЕРС contract to build a natural gas liquefaction plant within the Gas Processing Complex (GPC) near Ust-Luga in Russia (GPC, part of the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas; the GPC operator is Ruskhimalyans, a joint venture of Gazprom and Rusgazdobycha).
The document was signed in the presence of Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wolfgang Reitzle, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Linde.
According to the ЕРС contract, the consortium of Linde and Renaissance Heavy Industries is going to provide for the design works and supplies of equipment and materials, as well as take care of the construction and installation of two production trains with a total capacity of 13 million tons of liquefied natural gas per year.
A technology patented in Russia will be used to produce this LNG. The patent holders for the technology are Gazprom and Linde.