Petrobras contracts gas turbines from GE for four FPSOs

Petrobras has contracted GE Oil & Gas (NYSE:GE) to provide $500 million in gas turbine equipment and services for four newbuild FPSOs destined for the Cessão Onerose region presalt production in the Santos basin offshore São Paulo state.

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RIO DE JANEIRO – Petrobras has contracted GE Oil & Gas (NYSE:GE) to provide $500 million in gas turbine equipment and services for four newbuild FPSOs destined for the Cessão Onerose region presalt production in the Santos basin offshore São Paulo state.

GE Oil & Gas will supply the main turbomachinery to theP-74, P-75, P-76,andP-77 FPSOs. The equipment will provide primary energy for the vessels and includes 16 PGT25+ gas turbines and electric generators, eight turbocompression trains driven by LM2500+ gas turbines, and 32 electric motor driven compressors for gas export and CO2 reinjection.

The technical assistance extends to installation and commissioning start-up, repairs, and training.

Packaging, testing, logistics and sourcing operations will be some of the stages carried out in Brazil.

1/15/2013

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