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  • Enagas and Reganosa are jointly participating in the tender for the operation of an LNG terminal in Kuwait
    édité le 18/09/2018 - Plus de news de "Enagás" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "Enagás"

Enagas and Reganosa are jointly participating in the tender for the operation of an LNG terminal in Kuwait
Enagás and Reganosa have signed an agreement to jointly take part in the bidding process for the provision of O&M services of the Al-Zour regasification plant, in Kuwait, for an extendable period of seven years.

The companies have passed the pre-qualification phase of the process, opened by the Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) which is owned by the State of Kuwait. The current signed agreement includes the set-up of a consortium to take part in the tender phase, which will begin this September, and is scheduled to conclude at the end of 2018 with the announcement of the successful bidder.

The Al-Zour regasification plant is currently under construction and the starting of operation is foreseen by 2021. Once completed, the terminal will have eight tanks, each with a capacity of 225,500 m3 and an emission capacity of 3.6 MNm3/h. These features will make it one of the largest LNG terminals in the world and a key infrastructure for the gas system and for Kuwait’s economic development.

With 50 years’ experience, Enagás is an international leader in the development, operation and maintenance of gas infrastructures. It is certified as an independent Transmission System Operator (TSO) by the European Union and currently operates in eight countries.

Enagás is one of the companies with most LNG terminals worldwide, owning regasification plants in Spain —Barcelona, Huelva, Cartagena, Gijón, Bilbao (50%) and Sagunto (72.5%), in Mexico (TLA Altamira, 40%), and in Chile (GNL Quintero, majority shareholder). In addition, it has a network of 12,000 km of gas pipelines and three underground storage facilities.

Reganosa is a Spanish energy group that works in the development and operation of gas infrastructures in accordance with the principles of safety, efficiency and flexibility. It is certified as Transmission System Operator (TSO) on a European level. In Spain, it owns and operates a gas pipeline network and the Mugardos LNG terminal, while in Malta it manages a regasification plant.

It also participates globally in energy projects, providing technical knowledge and financial capacity, covering the entire life cycle of natural gas assets. In the case of the Al-Zour terminal, it has participated in all of the design and construction phases to date.

About Enagás

Enagás is the leading company with the largest number of LNG terminals and regasification capacity in Europe. With almost 50 years’ experience and presence in Spain, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Sweden, Enagás is also one of the shareholders of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) project. The company is certified as a Transmission System Operator (TSO) by the European Union and is an international benchmark in the development and operation of gas networks. It owns more than 12,000 km of gas pipelines, four strategic storages and eight regasification plants. In Spain, Enagás is the Technical Manager of the Gas System and has developed the country's key gas infrastructures, making it a model within Europe.
Listed on the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market, Enagás is present in the main sustainability indexes such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), for ten years in a row. The company is the world leader of its sector, according to the latest DJSI revision.
Enagás is also committed to the fight against climate change and the decabornisation process, as its infrastructure is ready to transport non-electric renewable energy, such as biomethane and hydrogen. The company also supports energy efficiency and sustainable mobility initiatives.

About Reganosa

We are a company engaged in the transmission and regasification of natural gas that has been authorised and designated as a transmission system operator (TSO) by the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain following a certification process approved by the National Markets and Competition Commission and the European Commission. The assets we manage are essential in order to ensure the security of supply and source diversification within the European domain.

About Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) is a new subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) set up by State of Kuwait to manage refinery, petrochemicals and LNG import operations in the Al-Zour complex.

KIPIC's vision is to be a leader in integrated refining & petrochemicals operations and LNG supply that maximizes shareholder value, achieves operational excellence, unlocks the potential of our people and cares for the community.

KIPIC's mission is to manufacture refined petroleum and petrochemicals products and supply LNG in a reliable, efficient, safe and environmentally responsible manner to meet Kuwait's energy demand, maximize profit through integration, develop a professional and competent workforce and enable the development of the local economy.

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