Dresser-Rand to Supply Petrobras Vessels

5 April 2010 (Last Updated April 5th, 2010 18:30)

Dresser-Rand said it has won contracts worth $120m to supply advanced turbomachinery for four FPSOs. The turbomachinery will be used for three FPSO vessels at Petrobras's pre-salt oilfields in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, and one in the UK sector of the North Sea. Under

Dresser-Rand said it has won contracts worth $120m to supply advanced turbomachinery for four FPSOs.

The turbomachinery will be used for three FPSO vessels at Petrobras's pre-salt oilfields in the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil, and one in the UK sector of the North Sea.

Under the contracts, Dresser-Rand will deliver 14 centrifugal compressor trains comprising 18 casings, two DR-61G mechanical-drive gas turbines and four DR-61GP gas turbine generator sets.

The vessels can handle oil production and treatment of approximately 100,000-120,000bpd with gas-compression capabilities of up to 150 million standard cubic feet per day.