Dresser-Rand to Supply Turbo Machinery for FPSOs

7 April 2010 (Last Updated April 7th, 2010 18:30)

Equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group will supply advanced turbo machinery worth over $120m to three clients for four floating, production, storage and offloading vessels. The company said the machines will be installed in three ships working at energy company Petrobras' pre-salt oil field

Equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group will supply advanced turbo machinery worth over $120m to three clients for four floating, production, storage and offloading vessels.

The company said the machines will be installed in three ships working at energy company Petrobras’ pre-salt oil fields in Santos Basin and one in the UK sector of the North Sea.

The marine solutions provider will supply 14 centrifugal compressor trains comprising 18 casings, two DR-61G (LM2500) mechanical drive gas turbines and four DR-61GP (LM2500+) gas turbine generator sets.

The vessels will be capable of handling oil production and treatment of nearly 100,000-120,000 barrels a day and gas compression capabilities of up to 150 million standard cubic feet a day, it said.