Siemens has been awarded a service and maintenance contract for the turbo-compressors operating at five compressor stations in Poland along the Yamal-Europe Transit Gas Pipelines System.
The customer is EuRoPol GAZ s.a., a company owned by the Polish PGNiG, Russian Gazprom and Polish Gas-Trading S.A.
The new agreement provides four years of service and maintenance for 16 complete turbo-compressor trains, each consisting of an SGT-600 Siemens turbine and a 60P2 Dresser-Rand compressor, installed in gas compressor stations in the towns of Kondratki, Zambrów, Ciechanów, Włocławek and Szamotuły. The stations have a total driving power of 400 MW.
EuRoPol GAZ s.a. owns approximately 684 km of the Polish section of the Yamal pipeline.
The service contract includes the survey and inspection of equipment, diagnostic services, supply of spare parts and the implementation of backup devices to achieve high operating reliability.
Thorbjoern Fors, CEO of Siemens Power Generation Services, Distributed Generation and Compressors business unit, commented: ‘The Yamal pipeline is of significant importance to the region and therefore the continued reliability and optimal operational performance of the technology working to support the pipeline is critical.’