By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Mar. 7 -- Petrofac Ltd., Woking, UK, has secured an engineering services contract for a fourth train of the processing complex at Karachaganak gas and condensate field in Kazakhstan.
The stabilization and sweetening train will be a like-kind copy of the existing trains but will incorporate process optimization, Petrofac said. Train 4 will increase the facility's capacity by 50,000 b/d.
The contract, which covers front-end engineering and design, including tie-ins and early works construction planning, has options to cover the detailed engineering, procurement, construction management, and commissioning support.
Petrofac will work with Karachaganak Petroleum Operating BV and its partners in the multimillion-dollar development. Petrofac will do the contract work with NIPI Caspian Engineering & Research, an affiliate of the Kazakh Institute of Oil and Gas.