CIS | Turkmenistan

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Petrofac’s largest engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPC) project to date is the Galkynysh gas field project for SC “Turkmengas”, the state-owned National Gas Company of Turkmenistan.

The US$3.4 billion gas field development project was inaugurated following a successful commissioning of utilities and introduction of gas to process facilities in September 2013.

Key facts about our presence in Turkmenistan:

  • The Galkynysh field has been announced as the second largest gas field in the world – over 700 tcf gas reserves
  • Petrofac has an office in the capital Ashgabat, with a small team based at site providing ongoing support to our client
  • For the duration of the EPC phase of the project, we worked closely with the local community in Turkmenistan and employed 70 - 80% Nationals