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GE To Supply Gas Turbine, Compressor Equipment To Petrobras Netherlands BV

Posted on July 14, 2010

GE will supply gas turbine and compressor equipment to Petrobras Netherlands BV (PNBV) for use in two floating production, storage and offloading vessels designed for exploration and production offshore in Brazil.

Under a US$160 million (€125 million) contract, GE Oil & Gas will provide eight 31.1 MW PGT25+ gas turbine generator sets and 12 motocompressor trains for the two vessels of up to 200 bar discharge pressure. The company also will supply the electric generator and the electric motors for the P58 and P62 projects from the Brazilian market, as well as provide technical advice for installation, startup and training.

The vessels will be used north of the Parque das Baleias Field in Espirito Santo and the Roncador Field in the Campos Basin. The vessels, which will start up in 2013, will support production of 360 000 barrels of oil per day.

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