Chinese company wins an international tender for the construction of new wells at the Galkynysh field
During a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, Deputy Prime Minister for Fuel and Energy Complex of Turkmenistan Shahym Abdrahmanov informed that the Chinese company CNPC Chuanging Drilling Engineering Company Ltd won an international tender for the provision of services for the construction of new wells at one of the world's largest gas wells – Galkynysh field.
The project is designed for 30 months, in accordance with the agreement signed in 2007, payment for the company's services will be carried out at the expense of the annual supply natural gas to China. Commenting on the report, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov noted that the work on the accelerated industrial development of new hydrocarbon fields, including the Galkynysh field, which is the world's largest deposits of natural gas, should be intensified.
“In this area, good experience has been accumulated with the leading PRC companies, partners of our country in the implementation of important projects in the energy sector. The construction of the Turkmenistan-China transnational gas pipeline, through which tens of millions of cubic meters of "blue fuel" are supplied to the Celestial Empire every day, stands as a vivid example of the successful bilateral cooperation”, the President of Turkmenistan said.