Siemens will supply gas-fired turbines & transformers to Russia plant

By Editors of Electric Light & Power/POWERGRID International

Siemens (NYSE: SI) will deliver the key components for a power station that is going to supply the future Yamal LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) production plant in Northern Russia with electricity and heat. The Siemens scope of supply comprises the design, manufacture, factory testing, delivery, installation and commissioning of eight SGT-800 industrial gas turbines as well as nine step-up transformers.

Four of these turbines will additionally be equipped with waste heat recovery units. The power plant will have an electrical output of 376 megawatts (MWe). The order has been placed by the Russian engineering company Technopromexport (TPE), which is a unit of Rostec State Corp.

Located onshore, in the Arctic area of the Yamal Peninsula in the North of Western Siberia, the Yamal LNG project is to develop the wet gas resources of the Yamal-Nenets region. Shareholders of the plant operator OJSC Yamal LNG are the Russian electric company OJSC Novatek (80 percent) and the French Total (20 percent).

This article was originally published on Electric Light & Power/POWERGRID International. It was republished with permission.

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