• Agreement Includes Shell’s Global Projects over the Next Six Years;
• Covers LNG, Natural Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Compressor Applications.
Under the agreement, Shell will have access to GE’s most advanced, high-tech compressor technology for deployment in Shell’s key projects in high-growth regions, including Australia, West Africa, Russia and the Caspian region and Canada.
Prady Iyyanki, vice president—turbomachinery, GE Oil & Gas, said,“GE is committed to delivering enhanced value and efficiency to its global customers, including through the delivery of rigorously qualified and validated pre-engineered solutions that equate to faster execution in the pre- and post-order phases. Building on our successful cooperation with Shell over many years across the industry’s most challenging sectors, this agreement will help improve quality and repeatability for Shell, as well as boosting efficiency and optimizing production for its mega-projects around the world.”
The GE equipment covered under the compressor enterprise framework agreement with Shell will be manufactured at GE Oil & Gas’ facilities in Florence, Italy, and Le Creusot, France. The agreement includes the supply of centrifugal compressors for the following key market segments: liquefied natural gas (LNG) services, natural gas, refining and petrochemical applications.
GE also has recently announced it will supply two steam turbine-driven compressors for the Shell Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project offshore Australia—which will be the largest floating offshore facility in the world. To meet the specific project requirements, GE is minimizing the casings of the steam turbines and compressors to reduce weight and footprint. GE is designing the compression trains to cover a wide range of operating conditions, developing a technology for potential use in future FLNG plants.
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