The Rhourde Nouss Gas Processing Facility project, Rhourde Nouss, Algeria

29 June 2011

Key Facts:

Project Status: Execution
Project Value: USD 1100 million
Project Sector: Refinery Buildings>Gas Processing Plants
Project start date: Q4 2008
Project Completion date: Q4 2012

Project Details

The Rhourde Nouss Gas Processing Facility project involves the construction of gas processing facility at Rhourde Nouss, Algeria. It also includes construction of a gas processing plant; a carbon dioxide processing and re-injection facility; laying of pipelines (from the facility to transport network) and gas gathering facilities. The project is aimed at increasing the export capacity of the Sonatrach and to serve Rhourde Nouss’ four gas fields. The project is part of the company's plan to increase its export capacity from 2.2 trillion cubic feet per year to three trillion cubic feet per year by 2014.

Suppliers, Contractors and Planners:

Project Owner

•Sonatrach -

Planning Authority

•Ministry of Energy and Mines, Algeria -

FEED Contractor

•SNC-Lavalin International -

EPC Contractor

•Kuehne + Nagel -

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