The tour starts from the city of Oran for a km journey to the Arzew District ; the centre of Algeria’s economy The Arzew District includes the following :
La Camel (GL4/Z), GL1/Z and GL2/Z
The tour continues with a visit to the museum of La Camel (GL4/Z), the oldest LNG complex. La Camel (GL4/Z) was the first LNG plant in the world, built in 1964 by the consortium Technip & Pitchard International Corporation.
The plant covers an area of 73 hectares and treats 1.7 billion m³ of natural gas. It is made up of: 3 liquefaction plants, 3 LNG ferries of 1100 m³ each, 3 butane storage units, each 220m³ and 2 ethylene storage spheres of 670m³ and 1100m³.
Delegates will also have the chance to visit the GL1/Z and GL2/Z complexes which each cover 72 hectares and are made up of 6 liquefaction trains each.
The Largest LPG Separation Complex, GP1Z
The tour will then lead participants to the largest LPG separation complex in the world, GP1Z. Covering an area of 120 hectares it was built by the consortium IHI-Itochu and the first phase was put into production in December 1983.
Finally, delegates will be shown the location of the future LNG plant GL3/Z. The contract for this project, signed by the consortium Snamprogetti/Chiyoda/Saipem, will increase the national production of LNG to 9 million metric tons a year.
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