Siemens Power and Gas unit Dresser-Rand has received an order from Egypt-based Belayim Petroleum (Petrobel) to supply turbine-generator sets for Zohr field, 200km off the Egyptian Mediterranean coastline.
Dresser-Rand will supply three model SGT-400 industrial gas turbines, including associated electrical generators for the gasfield.
Petrobel is a joint venture (JV) formed by Italian oil and gas company Eni and Egypt's General Petroleum (EGPC).
The order also includes a service package with spare parts supply, as well as on-site maintenance.
The company plans to deliver the turbine-generator sets early next year.
Dresser-Rand CEO Christopher Rossi said: "Following the major billion-euro power plant order Siemens secured from Egypt last June, our power generation technology will further support the nation's efforts to grow its economy and expand its reliable energy supply.
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"Our turbine-generator sets will enable Petrobel to generate approximately 20% more power than the comparable equipment."
Manufactured at the Siemens operation located in Lincoln, England, the SGT-400 turbines will be integral to the supply of electric power to the natural gas processing facility currently under construction.
The SGT-400 model efficiency lowers fuel consumption and operating costs, and enables the operator to sell more gas to its customers.
Image: The SGT-400 model is considered the most efficient gas turbine in its performance class. Photo: © Siemens AG.