Lukoil launches production facilities for South-West Gissar project
PJSC Lukoil said it has launched the main production and process facilities at the South-West Gissar project in southeastern Uzbekistan.
Facilities include a natural gas treatment plant with a rated capacity of 4.4 billion cu m/year, a gas pretreatment unit, and four gas-gathering stations. Gas production from 37 wells has reached 14 million cu m/day, or 5 billion cu m/year.
The license area includes seven fields. Lukoil said it produced 1.7 billion cu m of gas in 2016.
Lukoil entered the South-West Gissar project in 2008. The production sharing agreement with Uzbekistan is until 2043.