MTU Power signs long-term service agreement with Petrobras

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MTU will service Petrobras' LM6000PC turbines.

MTU Power and Petrobras have signed a five-year service agreement for the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of the company’s 36 LM6000PC turbines. The contract is valued at 160 million US dollars.

“We are delighted to have entered into this long-term service agreement with MTU,” says Geison Bitencourt, Turbomachinery Workshop Manager and Contract Manager, Petrobras. “Our first four turbines are already in the MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg shop and we look forward to receiving excellent technical support and cost-effective maintenance and repair solutions for these engines and our entire fleet.” Petrobras is a Brazilian oil and gas producer with 36 LM6000PC gas turbines for energy generation in four locations around Brazil.


“This contract marks the beginning of a what promises to be a fruitful and successful partnership,” adds Thomas Heinhold, General Manager, MTU Maintenance do Brasil, and responsible for the customers’ turbines. “Our comprehensive, competitive support as well as engineering expertise are key to achieving reliability, cost-effectiveness and high technical performance for Petrobras’ turbines.” On-site technicians can be dispatched from MTU’s Brazilian base in São Paulo, whenever the customer requires. The Brazilian facility is also certified for workscopes up to level II. Full overhaul services are to be carried out at MTU Maintenance Berlin-Brandenburg in Germany.