The scope of supply comprises two DATUM compressor trains driven by Siemens electric motors for export gas service. Equipment delivery is scheduled for 2018.
The Dresser-Rand business will supply two low-pressure D6A4S and two high-pressure D6R9B compressors. The modular design of the DATUM compressor is said to minimize maintenance and reduce downtime. Each compressor train will be driven by a Siemens electric motor and includes a variable speed gearbox.
The Mad Dog field was discovered in 1998 and started production in 2005. Mad Dog Phase 2 will include a new floating production platform with the capacity to produce up to 140,000 b/d of crude oil from up to 14 production wells. Oil production is expected to begin in late 2021.