Technip landed a deal for SOCAR’s new gas petrochemical complex in Azerbaijan.
Technip won the service contract for the ethylene and cryomax technology licenses respectively for a petrochemical complex and for the NGL(1) recovery section of a gas processing plant, which is part of a new gas and petrochemical complex, located in Garadagh, Azerbaijan.
It will also be responsible 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 includes a a new gas processing plant with capacity of 10 BCMA(2) and anew petrochemical plant including a steam cracker with a capacity of 610 KTA(3) of ethylene and 120 KTA of propylene.
Technip will also be responsible for the design of all the necessary units to operate the plant efficiently while respecting the required safety and environmental standards.
Technip’s operating center in Rome, Italy, will execute the contract, which is scheduled to be completed during the second half of 2017.
Marco Villa, president of Technip Region EMIA(4), said: “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.”