The award is estimated at more than $154 million USD. Dresser-Rand will supply gas turbine packages for power generation and gas compression. Dresser-Rand booked the order in May 2007.
"We are very pleased to have been awarded this contract," said Jesus Pacheco, Dresser-Rand's executive vice president, New Equipment Worldwide. "The award is further evidence of our leading role as a total solution provider of power generation and gas compression equipment for offshore platforms. Jim Heid, Dresser-Rand's vice president, Business Solutions, commented that "The contract will be executed under the agreement that exists between Dresser-Rand and BP, one of its key alliance clients, and reaffirms the value of alliance agreements to both Dresser-Rand and our clients."
Dresser-Rand will provide six DATUM® centrifugal compressor trains driven by variable speed electric motors for gas compression service, four generator sets for main power generation and control panels for each equipment package.
The electric motor-driven gas compressor packages include transformers and frequency converters for the drive system. The packages include complete three-point mounted baseplates, full enclosures for noise protection, and all auxiliary systems. String testing for the equipment will be conducted at the Dresser-Rand facility in Le Havre, France.
The power generation packages feature three point mounted, torque tube baseplates, noise enclosures, and all auxiliary systems. The equipment will be full-load string tested at Dresser-Rand's facility in Drammen, Norway.
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