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Lunskoye-A platform (Lun-А)

Lun-A platform is the first in Russia offshore gas production platform. This platform produces the majority of the gas for the LNG plant. Oil/condensate and gas separation including gas treatment for transport to the LNG plant is done at the onshore processing facility.

The Lun-A was successfully brought on stream in December 2008 and introduced to the onshore pipeline system.

Platform statistics:

  • The Lun-A platform is designed for year-round operation in harsh climatic conditions and is built to withstand rough seas, ice and high seismic activity.
  • Located 15 km off the north eastern coast of Sakhalin Island, in a water depth of 48 m.
  • The height is 174.5 m, that is higher than the great pyramid of Cheops.
  • Four legged concrete gravity base substructure (CGBS) that was engineered and constructed in Vostochniy port by Aker Kvaerner Technology AS and Quattrogemini OY. PA-B CGBS was installed in June 2005.
  • Fully integrated deck construction built separately in South Korea, Samsung Heavy Industries construction yard. The topsides were installed in August 2006 on the pre-installed CGBS by float over technique.
  • The platform includes drilling and gas/hydrocarbon liquids/water separation facilities, storage for chemicals.
  • The living quarters have a capacity for 100 permanent and additional 36 temporary staff.
  • Production capacity: gas – 51 mln m3/d; condensate about 50,000 b/d (8,000 m3/d).

    Lun-A platform in wikipedia