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Tunisia: ABB to build $ 216 million gas treatment plant

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has-been Awarded a $ 216 million contract to deliver a gas treatment plant to the South Tunisian Gas Project (STGP).

The order WAS Awarded by OMV Tunisia Production GmbH, a subsidiary of Austrian energy group OMV and was booked in the third quarter.

ABB Will Be Responsible for the turnkey delivery of the Nawara gas treatment plant (GTP) including gas separation and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) extraction units.

It will also provide key automation, communications and power components, including the control system and transformers and switchgear for the electrification of the plant.

The GTP will separate commercial natural gas from heavier hydrocarbons, which will then be fractionated to produce propane, butane and LPG used in many industrial, commercial and manufacturing applications.

The plant will have a design capacity of 2.7 million standard cubic meters per day, and is expected to start production by October 2016.

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