Peter Brotherhood delivers Aker Smart 1 FPSO generators

Peter Brotherhood has delivered three 5 MW steam turbine driven generator sets to Aker Floating Production of Norway.

Offshore staff

PETERBOROUGH, UK -- Peter Brotherhood has delivered three 5 MW steam turbine driven generator sets to Aker Floating Production of Norway.

The turbines will be installed on the top deck of theAker Smart 1 FPSO, which will operate in the Indian Ocean and will be maintained by Aker Borgestad Operations AS.

Aker Smart 1 will be deployed in India's MA-field. Field operator is Reliance Industries. Production start-up is scheduled to take place in two phases: oil production in the first half of 2008 and gas production towards the end of 2008.

Each generator sets consist of a turbine, gearbox, and generator mounted on a common bedplate which incorporates the oil system and a separate water cooled condenser mounted directly below the turbine's exhaust.

03/17/2008

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