Turkmenistan building big gas & chemical complex

Ninety percent of the work has been completed at the polyethylene and polypropylene production complex, which is being built in Turkmenistan’s Balkan region, the Neutral Turkmen newspaper reported.

A reservoir park for water, hydrocarbon storage tanks, most of the buildings and facilities have been built.

Laying of electrical cable lines, grounding and cathodic protection system continues.

About 1,300 employees, as well as tens of foreign and local construction companies are engaged in the project’s implementation.

The project is being implemented by a consortium of companies of TOYO Engineering Corporation (Japan), LG International Corporation and Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd. (Republic of Korea).

The plant is designed to process five billion cubic meters of natural gas for the production of 386,000 tons of polyethylene and 81,000 tons of polypropylene per year.