YPDI (Nanjing Yangzi Petrochemical Design Engineering Limited), a subsidiary of CIMC Enric, and Malaysia ITG petroleum Pty Ltd (ITG oil & gas services (S.E.A) Sdn Bhd) has signed a project design contract for an LNG power plant in Cambodia.

The agreement was signed in Shenzen and includes the associated transportation and storage facility of LNG.

The location of the project is Bavet Dragon King Economic Development Zone in Cambodia, which is also home to the Cambodia Phnom Penh capital iron and steel plant.

The whole project will be implemented in two phases. The first phase of the project includes building a new 5MW temporary power supply facilities in the Cambodia Bavet Dragon King Economic Development Zone, 50MW power supply facilities and its supporting LNG receiving station, and a new 50MW power supply facilities and its supporting LNG receiving station at the location of the Cambodia Phnom Penh capital iron and steel plant.

The second phase of the project is to build a new 250MW power plant and the supporting LNG receiving station at the Cambodia Bavet Dragon King Economic Development Zone.

The total investment of the power plants in the two phases and the supporting LNG receiving station is about RMB 4.1bn ($643m), of which the investment of the 5MW temporary power supply facilities, two 50MW power supply facilities and the supporting LNG receiving station of the first phase of the project is about RMB 900m ($141m approx.).

The design contract includes the project feasibility study report, basic design and detailed design, and the feasibility study report will cover the two phases of the project, whilst the basic design and detailed design only covers the first phase.

Mr Liu Chunfeng, General Manager of the CIMC Enric Group, has revealed in a recent interview with gasworld China that it has set up a project department to manage turnkey projects for customers.