LUKOIL Uzbekistan Operating Company has started work to erect infrastructure on the South-West Gissar field, LUKOIL Overseas Holding Ltd. President Andrey Kuzyaev said during the Oil Gaz Uzbekistan 2010 conference currently under way n Tashkent. Kuzyaev said LUKOIL has signed a contract with Toyo Engineering which will design the site and supply technical equipment.
LUKOIL plans to build a gas drying and gas condensate separation facility as part of the $1 billion project. The main unit in the enterprise will be a 4.2 billion cubic meters of gas preliminary gas preparation unit, PRAYM-Tass reports. Kuzyaev said ethane found in gas condensate in South-West Gissar fields will be sent to the Shurtanskiy gas chemical complex.