Ashgabat, July 19 - Neftegaz.RU. CNPC Chuanqing Drilling Engineering Company Limited will provide services for the completion and commissioning of 3 wells at the Galkynysh gas field, the world's 2nd-largest gas field located in Turkmenistan’s Mary region.
During a Cabinet of Ministers meeting, Vice-Premier Shahym Abdrakhmanov reported to President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov a draft Resolution on completion of the construction of gas wells in the Galkynysh gas field.
According to the document, as part of the ongoing work on the stage-by-stage development of the field, Turkmengaz State Concern will sign a contract with the Chinese company to provide services for the completion of construction and commissioning of 3 complex wells.
The project is designed for 30 months, and payment for the company's services will be carried out at the expense of the annual supply of 17 billion m3 of natural gas to China over 3 years.
The construction of the wells was started by the UAE-based Gulf Oil & Gas FZE, but were not fully completed.
Since the beginning of the field development, 3 gas complexes for desulphurization and gas treatment with a total capacity of 30 billion m3 of commercial gas per year have been built and put into operation with the participation of foreign partners.
In a government meeting in mid-June, the Vice-Premier Shahym Abdrakhmanov reported that the CNPC won a tender for the construction of new wells in the Galkynysh field.
Chinese CNPC to handle complex wells’ construction in Turkmen gas field
The company won a tender for the construction of new wells in the Galkynysh super-giant gas field