Mitsubishi Corporation, GAP Instaat building fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan

Mitsubishi, GAP Instaat to build fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan

10:40 AM, 19th August 2014
Mitsubishi Corporation, GAP Instaat building fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan

TOKYO, JAPAN: Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and GAP Instaat Yatirim ve Dis Ticaret AS (GAP) have reached an agreement with the government of Turkmenistan for the construction of a large-scale fertilizer plant in Turkmenistan. The project will be undertaken in collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) for Turkmen state-owned company, Turkmenhimiya.

The plant, to be constructed in Garabogaz, northwest of the country along the Caspian Sea, will be the largest urea fertilizer plant in the country, with contracts amounting to some $1.3 billion. The complex will consist of an ammonia plant with production capacity of 2,000 tonne per day and a urea plant with production capacity of 3,500 tonne per day, as well as other related infrastructure and delivery facilities.

MC and MHI will be responsible for the design, manufacture, procurement and commissioning of the plant while GAP, which falls under Turkey’s largest conglomerate Calik Holding AS, will be responsible for all construction works including detail engineering and design. MC will execute this contract with the cooperation of Mitsubishi Corporation Machinery, Inc.

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