North LPG Farm
Being a clean source of energy, LPG is increasingly playing major role in Kuwait energy sector, and plans to increase production are already rolling. KNPC is assigned with a major task of handling all produced (by KOC or KNPC) or imported LPG amounts. Tank farms are needed to store the expected huge amounts.
Aims of the Project
To mainly store the LPG produced in 4th and 5th Gas Trains. Other amounts of gas will come from gas liquefaction factories of MAA (Trains 1, 2 and 3)
Composed of 10 tanks, each with 72,000 m3 capacity
5 tanks will store Butane and 5 are dedicated for Propane
2 substations will be built.
Tanks are above ground by 1-1.5 meters to prevent corrosion by earth contact and moisture
The tanks are earthquake and heat resistant
Occupies 350,000 sq. m. at MAA
The LPG is extensively used as a feedstock in petrochemical industries; it is also produced for home consumption and domestic industries.
Being a clean source of energy, it is also used in power generation to reduce emissions.