ARZEW GNL-3Z PROJECT

  • ClientSonatrach
  • Project time2008-2015
  • LocationAlgeria
  • Field of activityOnshore

Saipem named for the first time as the main contractor of a large LNG plant

  • Type of contract: Engineering, Procurement and Construction
  • Contract value: ~2.8 billion euro
  • Field location: Arzew, 400 kilometres west of Algiers
  • 4.7 million tonnes per annumLNG production capacity
  • 546000m2site size
  • 9Process Units
  • 13000Manpower at peak

The scope of work

Sonatrach awarded Saipem, in a joint venture with Chiyoda, the lump sum turn key contract for the new Arzew LNG Train (GL3Z) project.

The contract encompassed the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of a single-train gas liquefaction (LNG) plant, with a capacity of 4.7 million tonnes of LNG per annum, constructed near the Algerian city of Arzew, about 400 kilometres west of Algiers.

 

Saipem named for the first time as the main contractor of a large gas liquefaction (LNG) plant, asserting its reputation as an integrated player, capable of managing large and complex turnkey projects in the high tech market of the LNG sector.

Saipem people in the project

  • Tiziana Marziano

    Project Management Engineer – Contract Administration

  • Project time 2008-2014

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