Negotiations with the Chinese Party on cooperation in the sphere of water-treatment have been finished
A delegation from PRC representing the Administration of Dongguan town, PRC Academy of Science and some commercial companies visited TyumenNIIgiprogas in the period from April 20 till 24. The purpose of the visit was getting a profound knowledge of Vodopad Water Treatment Technology and discussing cooperation in this sphere.
The delegates visited Condensate Stabilization Plant named after V.S. Chernomyrdin in Surgut town, where Vodopad-3500 Unit of capacity 3500 tons per day has been operating since 2006. The Chinese specialists saw themselves how Vodopad Electric Coagulation Water Treatment Technology developed by LLC TyumenNIIgiprogas successfully solved the issues which failed to be solved with the membrane and other technologies.
The delegates also got acquainted with Vodopad-50 modular station supplying pure drinking water to the buildings of LLC TyumenNIIgiprogas in Tyumen. Both stations have been operating for about ten years and proved their efficiency by removing all the pollutants from water and retaining all the nutrients.
Technical and economic aspects of the technology application have been discussed for a long time. The participants came to a conclusion of the economic evaluation of Vodopad Stations efficiency in PRC.
The Chinese Party expressed their intention on organization of a Joint-Venture on manufacturing of Vodopad Stations in Dongguan town to satisfy rapidly growing PRC needs in water treatment equipment. The start-up company will be provided with the all-round economic and political support.
Finally the Parties compiled a draft of the memorandum on further cooperation.
The technology of electric coagulation water treatment Vodopad is developed by the specialists of LLC TyumenNIIgiprogas and is successfully used in oil and gas industry and in the municipal formations all over Russia. More than 120 Vodopad stations of capacity from 5 to 8000 cubic meters per day are operating today.
The unique technology arouse a great interest in China. The first negotiations on cooperation took place during our first visits in PRC in 2012 and 2013.
LLC “TyumenNIIgiprogas” is a subsidiary of OJSC “Gazprom” (100% shares). The company activities are: research, engineering and survey and manufacturing. The company is located in Tyumen. It is a principal authority in research and development support of gas operations in West Siberia. A comprehensive approach for development and set-up of gas, gas condensate and oil fields is being executed in the Company. The Company headcount is about 1700 employees.
Dongguan is a large industrial center. It is located in the Guangdong province at the south of China in the Pearl River delta. More than 30 K companies representing more than 30 industries and producing more than 60 K types of goods are operating here. There are 15 K foreign companies, 12 of them are from world Top-100 and 50 are from Top-500 in Dongguan. A “single window” system for investors allows start the operations with one step principle.