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20.03.2012

Perm Engine Company Finished Equipping the Bovanenkovo-Ukhta Gas Pipeline

Perm/March 20, 2012 The Perm Engine Company delivered four GTU-25P gas turbine units to the Gagaratskaya and Usinskaya compressor stations on the Bovanenkovo-Ukhta trunk gas pipeline, completing delivery of its GTUs for the Gazprom pipeline.

Perm gas turbine units were previously installed at the Yarynskaya and Baidaratskaya compressor stations. A total of 21 GTUs and four reserve engines produced by PMZ have been delivered to the Bovanenkovo-Ukhta pipeline, which have been installed at four compressor stations along the pipeline. Three of them use 15 GTU-25P 25 mW capacity units, and the Baidaratskaya station uses 6 GTU-16P 16 mW capacity units. The installation of different types of gas turbine units enables each section of the pipeline to transport gas at designed through-put capacity.

Alexey Mikhalev, Perm Engine Company Managing Director:

We see the timely delivery of gas turbine units and ongoing work to improve their reliability as our obligations in partnership with Gazprom. In building and operating gas pipelines, Gazprom is fulfilling important social and economic goals set at the state level, and the Perm Engine Company team makes its own uniquely important contribution to these efforts.

Additional information: Bovanenkovo-Ukhta is a pipeline under construction to export Russian gas, with a length of 1,100 km and a capacity of 140 billion cubic meters of gas per year. This pipeline is part of the Yamal-Europe pipeline and will significantly increase its capacity. The Bovanenkovo-Ukhta pipeline is scheduled to be launched into operation in the third quarter of 2012.

Information:

Perm Engine Company (PMZ) mass produces aviation engines for civil and military applications, as well as industrial gas turbine units for power stations and gas transportation.

PMZ is a part of the United Engine Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM specializing in engine-building assets.

OBORONPROM is a multi-faceted machine-building group of companies, founded in 2002. It is a part of the Russian Technologies group of companies. Its primary activities include helicopter building (Russian Helicopters) and engine-building (UEC).

PERM ENGINE COMPANY Press Service
Tel/Fax (342) 240-86-16, 240-89-77, lebedevaea@pmz.ru, yushketovayv@pmz.ru
93 Komsomolsky Prospekt, Perm


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