Perm Engine Company finishes equipment for Nord Stream

Perm / 13.10.2011 — At the end of September, Perm Engine Company JSC fulfilled its contract with Gazprom JSC and delivered two -16 gas turbine units to equip the Elizavetskaya compressor station on the Nord Stream gas pipeline. In 2009-2011 in accordance with the contract, a total of eight gas turbine units with a capacity of 16 mW and one reserve engine were delivered to the Elizavetskaya compressor station. This delivery completes the equipping of this station.

In total since September 2009 in accordance with its contract with Gazprom JSC, Perm Engine Company JSC has manufactured and delivered 25 units and four reserve engines to four stations on the terrestrial section of the Nord Stream pipeline. In March 2011 the delivery of eight Perm -25 units and one reserve engine to the Babaevskaya compressor station was completed. In November 2011 under the contract with Gazprom JSC, PEC JSC will deliver a further four gas turbines units with a capacity of 16 mW: one to the Pikalevskaya station, and three to the Shekinskaya station. This will complete the equipping of Nord Stream compressor stations with Perm gas turbine units. A total of 29 gas turbine units made by the Perm Engine Company will operate on this important gas pipeline.

Alexei Mikhalyov, Perm Engine Company JSC managing director, commented on the company’s fulfillment of the contractual obligations to their largest partners, saying:

„We see our partnership with Gazprom JSC, our biggest client, as a major strategic direction for our company. Our factory is one of the key suppliers of industrial gas turbine units not only for Nord Stream, but also for other mainline gas pipelines currently under construction in Russia: Bovanenkovo-Ukhta and Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok. To strengthen and develop our cooperation, we are expanding our range of gas turbine units, and constantly working to improve reliability and quality. As a result, today our top units can operate without repair for more than 40,000 hours with a specified service life of 25,000 hours. On the whole, this allows the Perm Engine Company to command 40% of the Russian market for gas turbine units, and to actively attract new orders.”


Nord Stream- is a gas pipeline between Russia and Germany, running across Russia and the Baltic Sea seabed. The terrestrial section is 917 kilometers long and includes seven compressor stations. Gas turbines made by Perm Engine Company JSC fully equip four of them  Elizavetskaya, Pikalevskaya, Babaevskaya, and Shekinskaya. Perm Engine Company JSC produces a range of gas turbine units in 12 types with capacity from 2.5 to 25 mW. All the units are developed by Aviadvigatel JSC. PECs main clients for the gas turine units are Gazprom JSC, oil companies, regional generating companies, and industrial enterprises.

Gas turbine unit  is an assembly, composed of a gas turbine engine, a gear box, and a mounting frame, envisaged for use with a pump motor, power station generator, compressor station, and other mechanisms.

Perm Engine Company JSC is a mass producer of aviation engines for civil and military aviation and industrial gas turbine installations for electrical power plants and gas transportation.

PEC JSC is part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-specialized subsidiary of military-industrial complex OBORONPROM JSC, specializing in engine-building assets.

OBORONPROM JSC is a multi-profile industrial group created in 2002. It is part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its major areas of business are helicopter engineering (Russian Helicopters) and engine building (UEC).

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