Gazprom Comments on Amur GPP Following Fire Reports | Rigzone

The main technological equipment at the Amur gas processing plant remains safe and secure, a Gazprom representative told Rigzone, following several reports of a fire at the asset.

In a statement sent to Rigzone, the Gazprom representative said that the integrity of the production chain was not affected and that gas supply to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline continues, with volumes meeting daily requests from the partners.

The Amur gas processing plant, which is located near the city of Svobodny in the Amur region, is one of the world’s largest gas processing companies, notes the Gazprom website. The asset is described as an essential link in the process chain for supplying natural gas to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.

The construction of the plant began in October 2015 and the first production train was put into operation in June 2021. Last month the second production train and the first of three helium units were launched and the commissioning of the The next four trains will be synchronized with increases in gas volumes transmitted through Power of Siberia, Gazprom highlights on its website, adding that the asset will reach its full design capacity in 2025.

In a statement posted on its site in June, when the AmurGas processing plant came into operation, Gazprom stated that the implementation of such an ambitious project in the area of ​​gas processing is unparalleled in the history of the Russian gas sector. .

Gazprom owns the world’s largest natural gas reserves, according to its site, which states that the company’s share of world and Russian gas reserves is 16 and 71 percent, respectively. The company is said to be the world’s leading gas producer, accounting for 12 percent of global gas production and 68 percent of national gas production.

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