Azerbaijan: Service Contract Awarded to Technip New Gas and Petrochemical Complex in Azerbaijan

Editor: Alexander Stark

Technip has been awarded by Socar a service contract for the ethylene and cryomax technology licenses respectively for a petrochemical complex and for the NGL recovery section of a gas processing plant.

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(Source: Technip)

Paris/France — The facility is part of a new gas and petrochemical complex, located in Garadagh, Azerbaijan. The company has also been awarded a contract for the development of the process and engineering design of all the process units included in the gas and petrochemical plant*, as well as the design of the related utilities and off-sites.

The scope of work covers the engineering design of a new gas processing plant with capacity of 10 billion cubic meter per year and a new petrochemical plant including a steam cracker with a capacity of 610 kilo tons per year of ethylene and 120 kilo tons per year of propylene. In addition, the utilities and off-sites scope includes the design of all the necessary units to operate the plant efficiently while respecting the required safety and environmental standards. The contractor’s operating center in Rome, Italy, will execute this contract, scheduled to be completed during the second half of 2017.

Marco Villa, President of Technip Region EMIA (Europe, Russia, Middle East, India, Africa and Latin America for Onshore-Offshore), commented: “We are proud of this award which reinforces the leading role of Technip in the Oil and Gas market as licensor and as engineering contractor in particular in the gas and petrochemical sector. This achievement consolidates also our long term relationship with a key client like Socar and at the same time reinforces our presence in Azerbaijan, considered a strategic market for Technip”