Specialists from Uzbekistan undergo industrial training at the OryxGTL plant in Qatar
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- About 100 specialists from Uzbekistan start undergo industrial training at the OryxGTL plant in Qatar. The training program was initiated by Uzbekneftegaz within project on construction of GTL plant.
As part of the program, agreements were reached on the organization of industrial training and internships for specialists of Uzbekistan GTL at the OryxGTL plant in Qatar. Domestic specialists will be able to visually get acquainted with the commissioning, plant operation and maintenance, which in its production capacity and technology is similar to the one under construction in Uzbekistan.
OryxGTL is a synthetic liquid fuel plant based in the industrial city of Ras Laffan, Qatar. The plant belongs to the oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum (51%) and Sasol (49%). The performance of OryxGTL in 2007 was 34 thousand barrels per day of liquid petroleum products. The GTL plant being built in Uzbekistan will produce about 38 thousand barrels per day.
In the period from June to July of the current year, the first 25 specialists of the GTL plant under construction in Uzbekistan are already undergoing internships at a plant in Qatar.
In parallel, with the close assistance of plant personnel, problematic aspects of a production nature that arose during the commissioning and operation of the OryxGTL plant are being studied to prevent them from starting up in Uzbekistan and ensuring its stable and smooth commissioning.
“Qatar plant specialists do not hide their great interest in the GTL plant under construction in Uzbekistan. Most of all, our colleagues were surprised that our delegation is very young, and were glad that such young specialists as we would participate in the launch of the plant in our homeland. In my experience, this will be the second plant in the launch of which I will take part, the first was the Ustyurt gas-chemical complex in Karakalpakstan. This is not only a great honor for me and my colleagues, but also a great responsibility that we fully realize, and therefore we try to study as much as possible all the nuances of the plant start-up and management ... " Nosir Zakirjanov, head of the commissioning and operation management department, shares his impressions Uzbekistan GTL Company.
In addition, we note that the specialists of the company, as part of the training program, in 2019-2020. will undergo specialized training at manufacturers of technological equipment and technology licensors abroad.
Honeywell UOP Uzbekistan has also expanded its technology center in Uzbekistan for the education and training of specialists for the GTL plant under construction. The GTL plant will be equipped with the most up-to-date automated production management system, Honeywell’s Experion Orion control console, similar control panels were installed at the technology center in Tashkent to train engineers in the plant management system.
Construction and assembly work continues at the construction site of the plant for the production of synthetic liquid fuel - GTL, in Kashkadarya region. Already completed more than 33% of the total construction work. The overall progress of the implementation of the contract on a turnkey basis (EPC contract) exceeded 76.6%.