Basrah Gas Company to Increase Capacity by 40%

By John Lee.

Shell has reportedly announced that the Basrah Gas Company (BGC) has taken a “final investment decision (FID)” on its growth programme, which will increase BGC’s capacity by 40 percent.

According to Oil and Gas Middle East, the decision was taken with the support of all BGC’s shareholders: South Gas Company (SOC), Shell and Mitsubishi.

BGC captures flared gas from the Rumaila, West Qurna 1 and Zubair oilfields, converting it into dry gas for power generation and liquids for the domestic market and for exports.

At the heart of the new development is the Basrah Natural Gas Liquids (Basrah NGL) project; a 400 million standard cubic feet per day greenfield gas processing plant at Ar Ratawi.

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(Source: Oil and Gas Middle East)

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One Response to Basrah Gas Company to Increase Capacity by 40%

  1. Ibn Al Iraq 14th February 2019 at 07:13 #

    Good news for Basra and Iraq.

    We pledge BGC to exert more efforts and work harder to reduce the flared gas which badly affect people, the environment and Iraq’s economy.

    if there are wills and care miracles can happen.

    NB. BGC’s website last news was posted in Jan 2018!!

    Thank you

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