The State Concern "Turkmengas" put into operation the next high-output well on the Galkynysh field

On the huge Galkynysh field the well No. 280 with an output 2 million cubic meters of natural gas a day has been put into operation. This work was performed by specialists of management "Turkmengasengineering and construction" of the State Concern "Turkmengas".

And for the first time installation of processing equipment - valves, latches and also instrumentations and a binding pipes of the mouth of a well - was performed by own forces without involvement of the foreign companies. 

Specialists of the State Concern "Turkmengas" carried out wiring, high-precision welding and other work types on the mouth of the well using the equipment, drawings and flow charts of the Petrofac company (UAE). 

Now crews of management "Turkmengasengineering and construction" finish installation of equipment and instrumentation and automatic control systems devices and prepare for start on the Galkynysh field three more high-output wells which will also be connected to export gas transmission system of pipelines. 

Development by specialists of the State Concern "Turkmengas" of the modern equipment of installation and welding works on thick-walled pipes allowed to refuse services of the foreign companies performing this work on contractual conditions that allowed to save a huge amount of currency means.

Now gas of the Galkynysh field is delivered on the domestic market and exported to China by the "Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China" pipeline, and supply rates annually grow. 

Besides, gas of this superhuge field is determined as resource base for deliveries by the gas pipeline of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI), which construction and putting into is planned to be finished in 2020. In the long term it is also supposed to use the Galkynysha resources for deliveries to the European direction.

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