Pre-commissioning underway on Ladoga gas pumping units on Amur GPP process line 4
Pre-commissioning commenced on the Russian-made Ladoga gas pumping units GPA-32 on process line 4 of the Amur Gas Processing Plant (GPP). Pre-commissioning is done by the employees of the project owner Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk LLC, the general contractor NIPIGAS JSC, as well as the gas pumping unit manufacturer Nevsky Zavod JSC.
In particular, the final stage of cleaning the oil systems of both Ladoga GPA-32 units is in progress.
Ladoga GPA-32 units are the key equipment of the booster compressor stations at the Amur GPP. The stations are designed for compressing commercial gas for its supply to the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. Amur GPP has a total of six booster compressor stations based on the number of its process lines.
Construction of the Amur GPP facilities continues according to the schedule despite the negative forty-degree weather and increased wind.
Amur GPP is to be one of the world's largest natural gas processing plants with its annual capacity of 42 billion cubic meters of gas. At its full capacity, Amur GPP is to provide annually around 2.4 million tons of ethane, 1.5 million tons of LPG, 200 thousand tons of pentane and hexane fraction, and 60 million cubic meters of helium. Gazprom Pererabotka Blagoveshchensk LLC (member of Gazprom Group) is the investor, owner and operator of the Amur GPP. Construction is managed by NIPIGAS JSC.
Nevsky Zavod JSC is the only Russian manufacturer of stationary 32 MW gas turbines, including Ladoga GPA-32 units that are the key equipment. It is part of Gazprom Energoholding LLC Group. Ladoga GPA-32 features high output, efficiency, reliability under harsh climatic conditions of the Russian Far East, and seismicity of up to 8 points.