Saturn Gas Turbines specialists begin pre-commissioning work on two GTA-6RM units for the GTPP-24 at the Yaraktinskoye oil field

On August 08, 2013 Saturn Gas Turbines has completed installation of two GTA-6RM units for the Yaraktinskoye oil field and begun pre-commissioning work.

Saturn Gas Turbines delivered the units under its contract with Irkutsk Oil Company signed at the end of 2012. The contract envisages delivery of four GTA-6RM gas turbine units of a block-container type, installation, and commissioning. At present two of four units have been completed and company employees have begun commissioning work. Construction of the GTPP-24 (24 mW) is proceeding according to the schedule set out in the contract. The GTPP-24 for the Irkutsk Oil Company is planned to launch in the third quarter of 2013.

Managing Company JSC United Engine Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM. More than 85 % of the leading companies specializing in development, mass production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine technology are integrated into UEC, as well as key companies in other selected fields. One of UECs priority directions is implementing comprehensive programs for developing companies by implementing new technologies that meet international standards

Saturn Gas Turbines is an integrated supplier of high-efficiency terrestrial power equipment for Gazprom, power-generating companies, public utilities, oil and gas companies, and energy-intensive companies.

Saturn Gas Turbines is the United Engine Corporations head company for manufacturing power and gas transportation units and building power generation facilities.

Irkutsk Oil Company includes a group of companies engaged in geological survey, exploration, and extraction of petrochemicals at fields and licenses areas in Eastern Siberia and neighbouring regions. Today the companys assets include 19 licensed parcels, oil and gas fields, including the largest, the Yaraktinskoye Field, where it extracts more than 80 % of total volumes. The company is a subsidiary of IOC Capital, 8.15 % of whose shares are held by the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).