Turbo Blast - Week 6, 2023

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Greetings. This is Online Editor Tim Lukac reporting the Turbomachinery International News Blast for the week of February 6th, 2023.

GE and Chinese state-owned power utility Guangdong Energy signed a long-term service agreement for the Dongguan Ningzhou power plant, currently supported by 3 GE gas turbines. General Electric is also providing services for 10 of their aeroderivative gas turbines, in operation at China Huadian (CHD).

BP is sending a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel for the Tortue Ahmeyim liquefied natural gas project site off the coasts of Mauritania and Senegal in Western Africa. The FPSO is a key part of the major integrated Tortue development which also includes subsea gas fields and near-shore floating LNG facilities.

Brazilian chemical maker Unigel is contracting MECS for the construction of a new sulfur burning sulfuric acid plant to displace the import of sulfuric acid for their downstream chemical processes. The new plant will be constructed in the coastal state of Bahia. The plant will also be used to generate utility steam for power throughout the industrial complex.

Opero Energy is being awarded a major engineering, design, and fabrication contract for Momentum Midstream’s New Generation Gas Gathering (NG3) project in the Haynesville Shale. Opero Energy will handle EPC for the treating and processing equipment for the project, which also includes a carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) component.


This has been your weekly Turbomachinery International News Blast with Online Editor Tim Lukac. For these stories and more, visit the blog at turbomachinerymag.com, or scroll down for direct links. Thanks for listening.

Stories Referenced:

2.4 GW Power Plant in China: www.turbomachinerymag.com/view/2-4gw-power-plant-in-china

FPSO Vessel Sets Sail: www.turbomachinerymag.com/view/fpso-vessel-sets-sail

MECS Sulfuric Acid Plant: www.turbomachinerymag.com/view/mecs-sulfuric-acid-plant

Opero Energy Gas-Treating Contract: www.turbomachinerymag.com/view/opero-energy-gas-treating-contract