Dresser Masoneilan® Control Valves Chosen fDresser
Masoneilan® has been selected to provide control valves for the Angola
liquefied natural gas (Angola LNG) Project. The contract was awarded by
Bechtel’s Oil, Gas & Chemicals global business unit (Bechtel), which holds
the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the onshore portion
of the project.
Soyo, a coastal community north of Luanda in Angola’s Zaire Province, the
single LNG train will produce LNG; LPGs, such as propane and butane;
condensate, and domestic pipeline gas. It will have an annual production
capacity of 6.8 billion cubic meters (5.2 million tons). Construction began
earlier this year and production is expected to begin in early 2012. It is the
largest single investment in Angolan history.
Masoneilan will provide general service control valves, including 21000 Series
and 41005 Series reciprocating globe valves and 35002 Series Camflex® II rotary
globe valves, for use in a variety of applications throughout the plant. The
first valves are expected to be delivered starting the summer of 2009.