Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2013’

  • Astrakhan TPP

    Reconstruction of Astrakhan TPP through Construction of CCP-110, LLC “LUKOIL-Astrakhanenergo”

    The project covers reconstruction of Astrakhan TPP (ATPP) of LLC “LUKOIL-Astrakhanenergo” through installation of CCP-110 combined-cycle plant with 110 MW of installed electrical capacity and 66 Gcal/h of thermal capacity from steam extraction turbine. The plant is based on LM6000PF-Sprint gas-turbine units manufactured by General Electric (USA).

    Power supply to end users from CCP-110 of ATPP will be in the order of 876 k MWh per year, heat supply – 210 k Gcal per year. The implemented technologies help to enhance heat and power generation efficiency and comply with all up-to-date environmental standards.
    The greenhouse gas emission reductions under the project are achieved due to increased efficiency and higher power output at Astrakhan TPP through application of the state-of-the-art high-efficiency technology of CCP-based power generation with the corresponding substitution of grid power generated within the Integrated Energy System “South”.

    Expected emission reductions over 2011-2012 – 503 kt СО2e

  • Hydrocarbon Gas Treatment And Compression Facility

    Construction of Hydrocarbon Gas Treatment and Compression Facility at the Severo-Gubkinskoye Field, LLC “LUKOIL-Western Siberia”

    The project is implemented at Severo-Gubkinskoe field developed by LLC “LUKOIL-Western Siberia” in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District of the Russian Federation.

    The project involves construction of a gas treatment and compression facility (GTCF) in Severo-Gubkinskoe field in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District of Tyumen Region. This facility will ensure treatment and compression of APG from the crude oil treatment system of Severo-Gubkinskoe field and subsequent delivery of gas to the gas transmission system of CJSC “Purgaz”.

    The project will make it possible to utilize additional 1 billion m3 of APG per year, reduce GHG and pollutant emissions and improve the environment in the field area.

    GHG emission reductions are achieved due to reduction in APG flaring at Severo-Gubkinskoe field and due to substitution of other no less carbon intensive fossil fuels in the fuel market with the dry APG and condensate, that are both APG treatment by-products.

    Expected emission reductions over 2009-2012  – 8 577 kt СО2e

  • LLC Production

    Woodworking Waste to Heat at LLC “Kronostar”, Sharya, Kostroma Region

    The project is implemented at LLC “Kronostar” in the town of Sharya, Kostroma Region.

    The project includes setting up an on-site heat producing complex at Kronostar which will fully meet the company’s heat demand and help utilize all woodworking waste originating on-site.
    The heat producing complex comprises: 2 x 48 MW biofuel thermaloil boilers, 3 x 18 MW standby boilers and three external furnaces: 25, 36 and 61 MW. The biofuel boilers run on wood waste and wood dust. The backup fuel is fuel oil and diesel oil.
    The project will ensure complete utilization of woodworking waste and will produce the required amount of heat for the company’s needs. The project will help mitigate environmental impacts.
    The reduction in GHG emissions due to the projects is achieved due to reduction in fossil fuel consumption (peat and fuel oil) at the nearby Sharya CHPP, and also due to prevention of anaerobic decomposition of woodworking waste at the dump.

    Expected emission reductions over 2009-2012 – 2.491 MtСО2e

  • Paper Making Machine

    Biomass-to-Heat Project at OJSC “Volga”

    The project is implemented at OJSC “Volga” in Balakhna, Nizhniy Novgorod Region.

    The project covers construction at OJSC “Volga” production site of a steam boiler capable of producing 65 tonnes of steam per hour (45 MW) for combustion of bark and wood waste (BWW) and sludge that are by-products of papermaking process. The boiler will produce heat for auxiliary needs of the Mill. The project also provided for a special facility for BWW and sludge preparation before combustion.
    The project ensures utilization of about 200 kt of BWW and 50 kt of sludge per year, making it possible to almost completely prevent dumping of BWW and sludge originating from OJSC “Volga” production processes. The supply of biomass heat from the new boiler house is 1332 thousand GJ per year.
    GHG emission reductions due to the project at OJSC “Volga” are achieved due to reduction in fossil fuel (natural gas at Nizhniy Novgorod TPP) consumption and due to prevented anaerobic decomposition of BWW and sludge at waste disposal sites.

    Expected emission reductions over 2009-2012 – 560 ktСО2e

  • Taganrog Metallurgical Works TAGMET

    Reconstruction of Pipe-Rolling Plant at Taganrog Metallurgical Works

    The project is implemented at Taganrog Metallurgical Works (TAGMET) in the city of Taganrog, Rostov Region.

    The project is aimed at retrofitting the open-hearth steel pouring and pipe rolling processes at Taganrog Metallurgical Works (TAGMET) in order to reduce the losses of steel during pipe production through employment of up-to-date continuous billet casting machine (CCM) and an advanced continuous rolling mill (PQF) with a control system for technological and geometrical parameters.

    This would provide for the decrease of specific (per tonne of pipe produced) use of fossil fuel, pig iron and other carbon intense and/or carbon containing materials and to supply to the market bigger amount of pipe with reduced carbon intensity to partly substitute that produced with higher amount of associated GHG emissions.

    The project activitiesinclude installation of a 5-strand continuous billet casting machine produced by «SMS DEMAG AG» (Germany) and the auxiliary facilities. The project capacity of the CCM is 950 ths. tonnes of billets a year;reconstruction of the hot part of PRM-2 by replacing of a Pilger mill with a continuous rolling mill, the so called PQF mill, produced by «SMS MEER», Germany. The project capacity of the mill is 600 ths. tonnes of pipe a year.

    Expected emission reductions over 2011-2012 – 802.6 kt СО2e

  • Enhancement Of Power Generation Capacities

    Enhancement of Power Generation Capacities Through Implementation Of Combined-Cycle and Gas-Turbine Technologies at OJSC “Quadra-Generating Company”

    The project is implemented at the following CCPs/GTP of OJSC “Quadra-Generating Company”: Belgorod Luch GTU–CHPP, Elets CHPP, Voronezh CHPP-2, Boiler House of the North-Western District of Kursk and Kaluga CHPP-1 located in the Central Federal District.

    The project is aimed at expanding the generating capacity of OJSC “Quadra-Generating Company” (hereinafter OJSC Quadra) with a view to enhancing its electricity generation efficiency, increasing electricity output, and cutting down on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by employing modern energy generation technologies. The OJSC Quadra generating capacities are planned to be expanded through construction of four CCPs and one GTP with the combined capacity of 371.3 MW. The CCPs/GTP will use natural gas as the main and backup fuel.

    The project substitutes the respective amount of electric power generated by less efficient energy generating capacities of the Integrated Energy System of Central Russia (IES Center), and also makes it possible to reduce heat production using the existing less efficient equipment.

    Expected emission reductions over 2011-2012 – 1344 kt СО2e

  • M 450 Methanol Production Plant

    Construction of a New M-450 Methanol Synthesis Unit at OJSC Shchekinoazot

    The project is implemented at OJSC Shchekinoazot, Tula Region.
    It includes construction of a methanol production plant that uses modern methanol synthesis technologies and has an output of 450 kt of methanol per year. At the same time the old methanol units are decommissioned. The project aims to increase methanol production at OJSC Shchekinoazot by using state-of-the-art processes that would enhance efficiency of methanol production and reduce its energy intensity.
    The project GHG emission reductions are achieved by reducing heat and power demands of the methanol production process at OJSC Shchekinoazot which is followed by reduction in fossil fuel (natural gas) consumption for heat and power generation at Pervomayskaya CHPP. Emission reductions are also due to prevented CO2 emissions from combustion of fossil fuel by third-party producers.
    Expected emission reductions over 2011 – 2012 – 0.394 million tonnes of CO2e

  • Booster Compressor Station Of East Tarkosalinskoye Oilfield

    Increasing Associated Petroleum Gas Utilization at East-Tarkosalinskoye oilfield

    The project aims to increase the level of beneficial utilization of associated petroleum gas (APG) by building intra-field gas pipelines and a booster compressor station in East-Tarkosalinskoye oilfield developed by LLC NOVATEK-TARKOSALENEFTEGAZ in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous District of Tyumen Region.

    It is planned to utilize APG in two oilfield sections: in the southern section and in the central section. APG is taken from the field sections to the Integrated Gas and Gas Condensate Treatment Unit installed in the Gas and Gas Condensate Production Department (G&GCPD) of East-Tarkosalinskoye oilfield, where it is treated and then delivered to the gas transmission system. To ensure transportation of APG from the southern and central sections to the G&GCPD the project suggests building two intra-field gas pipelines and a BCS. The BCS output is 209.2 million cubic meters of gas per year.
    The project achieves carbon dioxide emissions by replacing other fossil fuels with APG. Besides, APG flaring that would occur without the project is characterized by a high unburned carbon factor that accounts for significant methane emissions. So, in addition to reducing СО2 emissions the project also cuts down on CH4 emissions.
    Expected emission reductions over 2010-2012 – 507,833 tonnes of CO2e
  • Shershnevskoe Oilfield

    Reduction of Associated Petroleum Gas Flaring at LLC “LUKOIL-Perm”

    The project is aimed at increasing beneficial utilization of associated petroleum gas (APG) which is a byproduct of crude oil production at Shershnevskoe, Unvinskoe, Sibirskoe and Arkhangelskoe fields in Usolskiy District of Perm Region. These fields are operated by LLC “LUKOIL-Perm”. The APG utilization project operator is also LLC “LUKOIL-Perm”.

    APG from Shershnevskoe and Unvinskoe fields is planned to be compressed and delivered via a newly built gas pipeline to LLC Permneftegaspererabotka (LLC PNGP) for processing.

    The project includes the following measures:;

    – construction of a 20 km gas pipeline from BPS-1103 of Shershnevskoe field to Unva Preliminary Water Removal Facility (PWRF) to deliver APG to LLC ”PNGP”;

    – construction of a mini gas-compressor station (GCS) at Unva PWRF for compression of low-pressure associated petroleum gas from TSUs No.1 and No.2 and for further delivery of collected APG to LLC “PNGP”.

    The project measures will reduce GHG emissions, including carbon dioxide and methane, due to avoided inefficient soot flaring of APG at Shershnevskoe and Unvinskoe field.

  • VTK Pic

    Construction of Small Power Generating Facilities in the Oilfields Operated by OJSC VTK

    The project is implemented at the fields developed by OJSC VTK in Tomsk Region and aimes to enhance benefitial use of APG at these oilfields.

    The project includes construction of eleven APG-fuelled GEPPs with the overall installed capacity of 11.25 MW. The newly built GEPPs are designed to meet the auxiliary power demand of the oilfields operated by OJSC VTK. The project implementation would result in significant increase in beneficial utilization of APG and, consequently, in reduced methane emissions from APG flaring. Besides, electric power generation by the GEPPs will make it possible to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from grid power plants.

    Expected emission reductions over 2008-2012 – 282,820 tonnes of CO2e

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