Lukoil launches production facilities at Gissar in Uzbekistan


MOSCOW -- Lukoil has reached a progress milestone at its southwest Gissar project in Uzbekistan as it successfully launched the main production and process facilities there. These include a gas treatment plant with the annual rated capacity of 4.4 Bcmg, a gas pretreatment unit and four gas-gathering stations.

As a result, gas production at the Gissar fields cluster reached planned production level of 14 MMcmgd, or 5 Bcmg/year. As of today, there are 37 producing wells.

Three hundred kilometers of high-voltage power-transmission lines, two power substations and 126 km of roads were constructed. Sixty-four thousand cubic meters of concrete were used at various facilities, approximately 12,000 tons of steel structures and more than 4,000 tons of equipment were assembled and 286 km of linear pipelines were laid.

Around 3,500 contractor workers and 250 employees of LUKOIL's subsidiary, LUKOIL Uzbekistan Operating Company, over 350 pieces of special construction equipment were involved in the active phase of the infrastructure development at the Gissar fields cluster.

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