Wison Engineering Services of China has been awarded a contract for an LNG facility in Kazakhstan by Astana Trans Oil.
Under the contract, Wison Engineering Services’ affiliated company, Wison Engineering, will be responsible for the turn-key services from FEED, basic and detailed engineering, procurement, construction, to commissioning, start-up, and operators training.
The first LNG facility in Kazakhstan is scheduled for completion at the end of 2018, Wison Engineering said in its statement on Tuesday, without revealing the financial details of the contract.
Astana Trans Oil, the producer and supplier of LNG in Kazakhstan, has begun preparations for the first domestic LNG facility since 2014. The plant will be located in the state of Zhambyl, the statement reads.
The project aims to cut the local transportation cost and alleviate the shortage of natural gas supply in the north of Kazakhstan.