The 2.5bn cfd Fadhili gas processing plant has begun partial operations, supplying power plants and desalination plants in Saudi Arabia with gas. Spanish contractor Técnicas Reunidas says that three of the processing trains are now being operated by Saudi Aramco, with a fourth due to be delivered in the coming weeks.

Once fully operational, Fadhili will process 2bn cfd of non-associated gas from the offshore Hasbah field through four trains, and 500mn cfd from the onshore Khursaniyah field at a fifth train. The gas from Hasbah will be delivered to the kingdom’s Master Gas System (MGS), while the lower-energy gas from Khursaniyah will supply the 1.5GW Fadhili cogeneration plant. (CONTINUED - 825 WORDS)