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Amur Gas Processing Plant is ready to start construction works

Posted by GBC on 27 Dec 2018

Photo source: Amur Pravda

In a few months, the Amur Gas Processing Plant of Gazprom will reach the peak of its construction. The company is installing the main equipment, the transport, logistics, consumer and energy infrastructure works have been completed – reports Rupec.
Within 12 months, about fifty different units and devices were installed at the site of the first two production lines. In addition to the columns of the demethanizer, there are columns of the de-ethanizer, nitrogen removal units, inlet and outlet tanks of expanders, etc. The installation of cold block modules, which are installed on a permanent foundation, is nearing completion.
Next to the future enterprise, two railway stations have been built – Zavodskaya and Zavodskaya-2. Also, a twelve-kilometre railway stage, a railway bridge across the Bolshaya Pera river and an overpass crossing the regional highway were built.
In 2018, more than 70 power grid facilities were built, more than 120 kilometres of power cable were laid in the ground, over 50 kilometres of overhead power lines were installed. Next year, the calculated load of consumers engaged in the construction of the plant will reach 25 megawatts, and by 2025 it will increase to 203 megawatts.
Now the construction site of the GTP employs 10 thousand people, living in two camps for 7.5 and 3.5 thousand people. The creation of the third shift camp for 17 thousand people is at the final stage.
The construction of the Amur GPP is carried out 15 kilometres from the city of Svobodny of the Amur Region, on the banks of the Zeya River. Works are being carried out from October 2015. Currently, communications, automotive, railway and river infrastructure are being built. To begin the construction of technological facilities, an area of ​​over 800 hectares has been prepared, the total area of ​​land plots of all objects of the Amur GPP will exceed 1.7 thousand hectares. August 3, 2017 was the start of pouring the foundation of the plant.
The first stage of the plant (two technological lines) will be commissioned in April 2021, from January 1, 2025, the GPP is expected to reach its design capacity. The launch of the enterprise will allow to produce up to 2.6 million tons of ethane, 1.6 million tons of liquefied hydrocarbon gases, up to 60 million cubic meters of helium and up to 38 billion cubic meters of marketable gas annually.