08.10.2013, Rybinsk. Saturn Gas Turbines (a part of United Engine Corporation) has begun delivery of two GPA 5.5 gas transportation units each of 5.5 mW capacity, created on the basis of the industrial Taurus 60 gas turbine made by American company Solar Turbines. The units will be part of the Northern local gas transportation facility (Gazprom transgaz St. Petersburg) and in the Severnaya compressor station will be transporting gas to Scandinavian region countries. The GPA-5.5 based on the Taurus 60 embodies the practical realization of joint projects between Saturn Gas Turbines and Solar Turbines (USA) and is the first example of equipment delivered to Gazprom under this partnership.
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 Corporationĺs head company for manufacturing power and gas transportation units and building power generation facilities.
United Engine Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of OBORONPROM. More than 85% of the leading companies specializing in the development, mass production, and aftersales servicing of gas turbine technology are integrated into UEC, as well as key companies Ś selectors of the industry. One of UECĺs priority directions is implementing comprehensive programs for developing companies by implementing new technologies that meet international standards.
Solar Turbines Incorporated, head office in San Diego, California (USA), is a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc and is a world-leading manufacturer of industrial gas turbines, with a total of more than 14,500 units produced and total working hours in excess of 2 billion in 100 countries.