Dresser-Rand facility remains open

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Siemens officials have local media that the Dresser-Rand facility in North Olean will continue to function. The site has been deemed essential and could serve in keeping the energy infrastructure functioning efficiently across the US.  A New York State directive had ordered that all non-essential businesses should be shuttered.

Anti Covid measures such as social distancing and robust cleaning have been implemented at the site.


The Olean plant, part of the company’s power and gas division, manufactures compressors for the oil and gas industry. The Dresser-Rand compressors play a key role in the US pipeline network. The facility had advertised for jobs including for engineering, welder and electrician/