RusKhimAlyans and the industrial gases major Linde have signed an agreement of intent for Ust-Liga gas processing complex cooperation.
The document outlines the main terms and conditions of a prospective EPSS contract providing for engineering services, equipment supplies, and maintenance of gas processing and off-site facilities, Gazprom said in a statement.
The complex will have the largest capacity in Russia in terms of gas processing (45 bn cubic meters per year) and will be the largest in northwestern Europe in terms of liquefied natural gas production (13 mn tons per year). In addition to LNG, its commercial products will include ethane fraction, liquefied petroleum gases, and pentane-hexane fraction.
Linde replaces NIPIGAS as EPSS contractor in the project.