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Siemens Energy To Supply Five Compressor Trains To Saudi Arabia

Posted on December 28, 2009

Siemens Energy has received an order from the Korean company, Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. for five compressor trains, which will be employed in an air separation plant operated by Air Products in Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The end user is National Industrial Gases Company. Delivery of the first machines are scheduled for the autumn of 2010.

Siemens will deliver two model STC-GV integrally geared main air compressors, two model STC-GC compact nitrogen compressors and a booster air compressor for the air separation plant. The five compressors will each be driven by an electric motor.

The air separation plant where compressor trains wil be installed, will supply industrial gases such as oxygen and nitrogen to a number of petrochemical plants in Al Jubail. Twenty-eight compressor trains from Siemens are already in operation in a variety of applications at Al Jubail.

Siemens' oil and gas portfolio includes solutions for the development of remote sites as well as the production and processing of oil and gas. This portfolio offer solutions for increasing pressure in oil and gas fields, a full range of applications for pipelines, FPSO, refineries and petrochemical applications as well as industrial gases.

For more information: www.siemens.com

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