• Home
  • News
  • Contractual documents signed to implement project for Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga
  • 2021 October 8 12:31

    Contractual documents signed to implement project for Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga

    A number of contractual documents relating to the implementation of the construction project for the Gas Processing Complex near Ust-Luga (GPC of CPECG, forms part of the Complex for processing ethane-containing gas (CPECG)) were signed yesterday at St. Petersburg International Gas Forum 2021, Gazprom says in a press release.

    A license agreement was signed, ensuring the provision of rights for the use of the natural gas liquefaction technology by Gazprom and Linde to the operator of the GPC of CPECG – RusKhimAlyans (joint venture of Gazprom and RusGazDobycha). The technology is patented in Russia, with Gazprom and Linde as the patent holders.

    Gazprom, Linde, and RusKhimAlyans signed a Memorandum of Intent. The parties plan to assess the possibility of building an additional – the third one – production train at the LNG production plant as part of the GPC of CPECG.

    RusKhimAlyans and Velesstroy signed a contract to build a temporary shift camp designed to accommodate 5,000 construction workers near Ust-Luga.

    The camp is intended for the workers, engineers and technicians engaged in the construction of a storage facility for raw materials & marketable products and a marine shipment terminal that form part of the GPC of CPECG.

    The camp will have housing facilities, canteens, medical stations, leisure areas, infrastructure facilities, and utilities. It is planned to implement a wide range of measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the camp. Such measures, for instance, include building a housing facility serving as an observation area to quarantine newly-arrived workers. The camp will have its own fire station to ensure fire safety, as well as a security post with a police station to maintain public order.

    Velesstroy will be responsible for the development of design and working documentation, supply of materials & equipment, as well as construction & installation works and start-up & commissioning activities. The shift camp is due to be completed by late 2022.

    The GPC of CPECG will have the largest capacity in Russia and one of the largest in the world in terms of gas processing (45 billion cubic meters per year), and will be the leader in northwestern Europe in terms of liquefied natural gas production (13 million tons per year). Approximately 18 billion cubic meters of processed gas will be going into Gazprom's gas transmission system. Among the GPC's most important marketable products will be ethane, a valuable raw material for the gas chemical industry.

    The CPECG also includes the gas chemical complex technically affiliated with the GPC (the GCC of CPECG; the project operator is Baltic Chemical Complex, a subsidiary of RusGazDobycha). The GCC will process ethane fraction and produce up to 3 million tons of polymers per year – the largest output by a single facility worldwide.

    The construction of the CPECG started in May 2021. Under the existing EPC contracts, the consortium of Linde and Renaissance Heavy Industries shall provide for the design development and equipment supplies and perform construction works for the GPC of CPECG facilities (gas processing and off-site facilities at the GPC, as well as two LNG production trains).




2021 November 30

10:56 MABUX: Global bunker market turned into upward correction mode on Nov 30 after yesterday’s price collapse
10:42 China ports container volume rises 8.4% from January to October 2021
10:34 Port of Gdańsk awarded by the European Sea Ports Organisation
09:57 Klaipėda is preparing for the development of offshore wind energy in the Baltic Sea
09:30 Crude oil prices continue rising
09:15 Baltic Dry Index as of November 29
08:33 MAN Energy Solutions upgrades four-stroke engines for green future-fuels

2021 November 29

18:19 Gazprom posts RUB 1.59 trillion of operating profit in 9M’2021
17:58 Wärtsilä partners with China Classification Society and Tianjin Port Group
17:17 Construction of ice protection facilities at Utrenny terminal under Arctic LNG 2 project to be completed in 2022
16:54 Wallenius Wilhelmsen names new CEO
16:50 Lloyd’s Register is the world’s first Renewable Energy Certification Body for marine energy
16:19 Handling of socially important cargo to be obligatory prioritized by operators of sea terminals
15:41 Average spot market price for Russian M100 product rose to RUB 26,672 pmt
15:22 13 million cbm of material to be dredged in 2022 as part of Sabetta seaport’s Seaway Canal reconstruction
14:46 Oboronlogistics delivered cargo to Abkhazia
14:13 X-Press Feeders signs for sixteen new 1,170 TEU vessels
13:34 Alexeev’s Hydrofoil Design Bureau launches yet another Valdai 45R hydrofoil for Chuvashia
13:05 COSCO SHIPPING Ports and CSTD sign JV agreement with Tianjin Port Holdings and China Merchants International Terminals
12:57 DNV publishes pioneering new competence standard and recommended practice
12:47 Baltic Workboats AS developed new standard in commissioning of vessels together with Siemens Energy
12:24 MABUX: Bunker prices may sharply decline on Nov 29
12:08 Small missile ship Veliky Ustyug enters Caspian Sea to perform training and combat missions
11:45 Russian Maritime Register of Shipping issues digest of main changes in RS Rules
11:26 UECC takes delivery of the world’s first dual-fuel LNG battery hybrid PCTC
11:00 Yana Voytsekhovskaya appointed as Editor-in-Chief of IAA PortNews
09:56 Crude oil market sees upward price correction
09:19 Baltic Dry Index as of November 26

2021 November 28

15:17 PGS awarded 4D contract in the North Sea
14:08 Cruises return to the Port of New Orleans with 285 ship calls estimated for 2022
13:54 Kalmar to deliver significant order of Straddle Carriers to MPET and PSA in Antwerp
12:41 Skipper ordered to pay reparation of $10,400 after collision with kayaker on the Whanganui River, NZ
12:17 Port of San Diego extends public review period for Draft EIR for PMPU
11:57 HAROPA PORT elected “Best Green Seaport 2021”
11:33 Contract award for MPSV Siem Dorado
10:48 Port of Dunkerque announces new appointments to its Executive Board

2021 November 27

14:38 Liquid Wind secures SEK 151 million for production of fossil free fuel
13:21 TECO 2030 receives NOK 50 million in government support for fuel cell development
11:09 Inmarsat offers future-proof remote control connectivity for latest sea-kit uncrewed surface vessel trials
10:54 J.P. Morgan and Havfram AS announce a series of next generation wind turbine installation vessels

2021 November 26

18:17 TECO 2030 is leading a project group that will build a hydrogen-powered high-speed vessel for the Port of Narvik
18:00 TransContainer’s IFRS-based net profit in 9M'2021 increased by 51% to RUB 14.8 bln
17:35 Royal Niestern Sander signs contract for walk to work vessel conversion
17:26 PortNews offers final edition of its magazine for 2021
17:15 Konecranes and Cargotec note CMA’s announced Provisional Findings regarding the planned merger of Konecranes and Cargotec
17:03 IMO appoints Special Advisor on Maritime Security
16:55 Nord Stream 2 delay weighs on gas prices - Gasum
16:40 Nevsky Shipyard lays down two research vessels of Project 17050
16:25 BIMCO calls for continued naval support in Gulf of Guinea after piracy incident
16:05 Alfa Laval and Orcan Energy sign a cooperation agreement for the marine market
15:43 Wärtsilä launches power limitation solutions for EEXI compliance
15:25 Hiab launches HIAB iQ.1188 HiPro loader crane with new control system
14:47 RF Government approves Transport Strategy of Russia until 2030 with forecast until 2035
13:59 Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard launches Anatoly Shlemov minesweeper of Project 12700
13:11 The Port of València hosts a rescue drill for a crane operator
12:10 GTT obtains tank design order for three new LNG Carriers from Hyundai Heavy Industries and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
11:54 Phase 2 of Bagayevsky hydrosystem construction begins
11:52 Ardmore moderates COP26 ‘ShipZero’ panels, discussing the realities of zero emission ships
11:17 ClassNK signs MOU on cybersecurity with Panama Maritime Authority (PMA)
10:51 MSC starts new In-Transit Cargo service