August 01 2016 0comment
sonatrach

Completion of the World’s Largest LPG Plant

The abundance of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a result of the “Shale Revolution” is leading many companies in North America to invest in LPG export terminals. From 1980 through 2010, IHI Corp. executed multiple sequential projects to construct the world’s largest LPG plant and export terminal for SONATRACH in Algeria. This article, originally published in IHI Engineering Review in 2011, provides an overview of the plant and  outlines IHI’s successful execution approach to construct the most recent addition to the facility.

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