EG injection, gas plant relocation-expansion highlight offshore storage plans

Under the design for expanded storage capacity, all gas processing and compression on the Gaviota platform, offshore northern Spain, are to be moved ashore to this gas treatment and compression plant.Click here to enlarge imageStudies to expand underground natural gas storage offshore northern Spain determined the technical and economic feasibility of ethylene glycol (EG) injection to prevent hydrate formation and the relocation ashore of gas treating from the existing manned production platform offshore. To serve the rapidly growing natural gas market in Spain and meet the swing capacity required by peak winter demand, joint-venture partners Repsol-YPF and Murphy Spain Oil Co. planned ...

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