Caribbean gas plant doubles capacities at cost savings

The recently completed $155-million expansion at Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd.'s Point Lisas, Trinidad, plant has nearly doubled inlet capacity and more than doubled capacities to produce, store, and export NGL (OGJ, Apr. 26, 1999, p. 30).Moreover, says the company, the project realized a host of cost savings; among them: In the fractionation expansion, integrating the train and utilities saved $2.5 million (US), compared to original plans for an independent-train process in the expansion.A revised plant layout, to reduce plot size and shorten pipe racks to new flare stacks, saved $1.5 million in capital cost and $24,000 annually in lease payments. The new substation, still under c...

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