Lukoil Uzbekistan completes section of Khauzak pipeline

Lukoil Uzbekistan, a subsidiary of Lukoil Overseas, has completed a 45-km section of 711-mm (28-in.) gas pipeline on the Khauzak block in southwestern Uzbekistan.

Uchenna Izundu
International Editor

LONDON, Aug. 30 -- Lukoil Uzbekistan, a subsidiary of Lukoil Overseas, has completed a 45-km section of 711-mm (28-in.) gas pipeline on the Khauzak block in southwestern Uzbekistan. The line will enable sour gas to be delivered to a tie-in point on the Dengizkul-Mubarek main pipeline.

The line is part of the Kandym-Khauzak-Shady-Kungrad project, which involves the drilling of more than 180 development wells and construction of more than 1,500 km of pipeline and two compressor stations (OGJ Online, July 10, 2007).

The project also involves construction of an 8 billion cu m/year gas processing plant in the Kandym area.

The main gas pipeline for Khauzak gas field will be commissioned at yearend, Lukoil said.

Contact Uchenna Izundu at uchennai@pennwell.com.

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