The “BOTAŞ Kuzey Marmara Underground Gas Storage Facility (Phase III) Project” tender has been awarded to Renaissance Heavy Industries (Rönesans Endüstri Tesisleri). The EPC-project, the contract of which was signed in January 2018, is aimed to be completed within 1,100 days to be delivered in 2021.
The project lying on two sections, namely 'On-shore' and 'Off-shore' consists of two fixed offshore platforms, 18 underground gas storage wells and two offshore discovery wells (offshore drilling) to be built at Marmara Sea. The project also includes the removal of current offshore platforms and pipes, abandonment of existing wells and the installation of the pipeline reaching the shore. The on-shore part of the proje ct covers building of a surface facility with an injection capacity of 30 M m3 / day and a back production capacity of 50 M m3 / day, along with the pipeline supply and installation, construction, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation work, design and engineering.