Surgil Project, Uzbekistan
EKN has received an application to support a Swedish export transaction to Uzbekistan.
The full project includes:
- Drilling and development of gas production wells at the Surgil Field, south of the Aral sea in Uzbekistan
- Transport via 150 km pipelines
- Construction and operation of a petrochemical complex with associated infrastructure, i.e. raw water supply line connection, rail and road connection, workers camp etc.
The final products are mainly high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polypropylene (PP). In addition, gas will be sold.
The Surgil project is classified as a category A-project with respect to its environmental impact. EKN is therefore making the project´s Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) publicly, which are available in the following web links:
The information was published on EKN´s website www.ekn.se on February 24th, 2017. Comments on the project can be made within at least 30 days. This procedure is in accordance with the OECD Recommendation on Common Approaches for Export Credit Agencies (ECAs).
Web page last updated 21 Sep 2020