First LNG Plant in North Pole shall be constructed by GAMA and Renaissance

REGA JV, Joint Venture of GAMA Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Inc. and Renaissance Heavy Industries Inc. have signed construction design of CWP3B part of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) Plant which shall be constructed in Yamal Peninsula located in polar region of Russia.

Yamal LNG project shall be the first LNG Plant to be constructed in polar region. The plant shall be constructed in Sabetta town located in Yamal Peninsula of North Pole region of Russia where atmospheric temperature falls -50°C. The plant, which will be realized by using the high-performance technologies, is planned to be completed in 2 years.

Construction of CWP3B part to be undertaken by REGA JV as sub-contractor of South Tambey LNG company includes; Modules Hook-up Works, Mechanical Works, Piping Works, EPC (Engineering – Purchasing – Construction) Tanks and Buildings, Electrical and Instrumentation Works. Units that comprise the plant shall be manufactured as huge modular units which can be considered as extraordinary, and shall be transported to the construction site due to though weather conditions and permafrost characteristic of the ground. All parts of the plant to be constructed shall rise above the steel platforms that shall be assembled on piles.

Sabetta Airport which was constructed by Russian Government as a part of the project has the characteristic of being the first airport to be built in polar region in order to complete and operate a project. Besides, icebreaker and LNG tanker fleets are also supplied for the project.

Murat Özkal, Board Member and Managing Director of GAMA Industrial Plants Manufacturing and Erection Inc. and Alptekin Tizer, CEO of the Renaissance Heavy Industries Inc. emphasized that; “we are very pleased that our partnership is primary and preliminary”.

In this huge project in which one of the largest industrial plant shall be constructed and icebreaker tankers shall be used, total of 16.5 million tons annual production capacity shall be achieved by completion of three units each having 5.5 million tons annual production capacity of liquefied natural gas. Approximately 3000 direct and 500 indirect personnel are anticipated to be employed during intense period of the project and employment opportunity shall be provided to Turkish, Russian and other countries’ citizens.