Saturn Gas Turbines to deliver unique gas transportation units to Gazprom

Saturn Gas Turbines has won the tender for delivery of 16mW gas transportation units for the reconstruction of capacity at the Petrovsk compressor station, a part of the Gazprom transgaz Saratov system of gas pipelines. Gazprom held the tender from 20.08.2013 to 13.12.2013, for delivery of 16mW gas transportation units for the reconstruction of the Petrovsk Number 4 compressor station.

Saturn Gas Turbines entered the Gazprom competition with its new GPA-16U gas turbine unit. The GPA-16U is a fundamentally new piece of equipment, developed according to Gazpromís technical specifications, and representing a unique gas transportation unit on which it will be possible to use various types of engines. Saturn Gas Turbines is thus far the only company with the experience in producing this type of equipment. At present production of the GPA-16U Number One for the Nyuksenitsa compressor station is in the final stages. According to the tender conditions, Saturn Gas Turbines will deliver to the Petrovsk compressor station six GPA-16U units in December 2014. After the reconstruction of the compressor station it will be hooked up to transport gas to the trunk gas pipelines South Stream and Urengoy-Novopskov.

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 Corporationís 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 ó selectors of the industry. One of UECís priority directions is implementing comprehensive programs for developing companies by implementing new technologies that meet international standards

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