The Linde Group recently received an order from Petrom for the lump sum turn-key installation of an LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) recovery plant in
Petrom is the largest corporation in
‘This is an important step in the development of the Eastern European market for the Linde Engineering division’, said Dr Aldo Belloni, member of the Executive Board of The Linde Group. ‘Especially in
The new LPG recovery facility is scheduled for completion in the second half of 2008 and will replace the existing older-generation plant. The new plant will allow for increased capacity, recovery rate and energy efficiency. Each year more than 100,000 t of LPG product will be separated from natural gas with a recovery rate of up to 99%. The LPG is transported 300km via rail to a Petrom-owned refinery and petrochemical complex for further processing. The treated light natural gas is supplied as sales gas to the national gas distribution system.