Equipment & Technology, Europe, Middle East

Rolls-Royce to power on-site schemes in Yemen and Spain

21 June 2010 – Global power systems company Rolls-Royce has announced orders worth over $200 million for electrical power generation equipment from customers in various countries, including two on-site energy supply schemes.
 
A new oil processing installation at a remote desert location in Yemen will use a combination of Rolls-Royce gas and diesel engines to provide 16 MW of baseload electrical power.
 
Kentz Overseas has ordered three Bergen B35:40 12-cylinder gas fuelled engines, along with a single 12-cylinder Bergen B32:40 diesel engine, in a contract valued $14 million.
 
The fuel for the engines will be associated gas, which is currently being flared.
 
And NUFRI, one of the largest fruit production and processing companies in Spain, has ordered two Bergen B35:40 16-cylinder gas engines for their fruit juice operation in Mollerussa.
 
The engines will provide an efficient and reliable source of heat and power for 4500 hours of operation annually.
 
Currently, over 150 Bergen gas engines operating across Spain in industries including food, plastics, ceramics, paper and chemicals, says Rolls-Royce.