Siemens presents new lightweight aero-derivative gas turbine for the oil and gas industry
Industrial RB211-GT30 optimized for the needs of the oil and gas industry
New gas turbine package design: 30 percent smaller and lighter
Core engine drives AC generator at either 60 Hz or 50 Hz with no need for gearbox
With the Industrial RB211-GT30, Siemens introduces a new gas turbine to the market that is optimized for the needs of the oil and gas industry, and its offshore applications in particular. The machine is based on the proven Industrial RB211 gas turbine from the former Rolls-Royce Energy portfolio.
Over the last decade Rolls-Royce Energy and Dresser-Rand groups have supplied a significant share of the 20 to 40 megawatt (MW) offshore power generation on FPSOs worldwide. Now Siemens will use this combined expertise to offer compelling solutions for the offshore market. The Industrial RB211-GT30 is the first new product to emerge from this union of experience and expertise.….