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Siemens wins compressor trains order for LNG project

LNG Industry,

Siemens Energy has won an order from Chengdu Cryogenic Liquidation Equipment Co., Ltd to provide two compressor trains for an LNG project in Etuoke Qian Qi of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. This marks the fifth order for Siemens from Chengdu Cryogenic. The project, which has an annual capacity of 400 000 tpa of LNG, is set begin operations in December 2015. The signing ceremony was held today at the Siemens LNG Compressor Technology Forum 2014 in Huludao, Liaoning Province.

The order represents a follow-up cooperation with Chengdu Cryogenic Liquidation Equipment after the LNG project in August this year in Cangzhou, Hebei Province. The Cangzhou project has been the largest single-unit LNG production project by coke oven gas, which Siemens supplied large scale electric drive LNG compressor trains.

Siemens inlet guide vanes (IGV) technology provides a more flexible and wide ranging turn down for projects adopting large scale electric drives. At the same time, it compensates the power loss and the impact to the grid of the conventional converter solutions. Siemens also provides the solution of recycling primary seal gas leakage back to the compressor suction, which brings significant benefits to LNG operators by reducing operation cost sand increasing production efficiency.

LNG production by coke oven gas represents a future trend for investment as it contributes to a greener economy by reusing coke oven gas to produce LNG, thus reducing carbon emission, while securing the source of fuel gas supply.


"We are delighted that Siemens cooperated with Chengdu Cryogenic Liquidation Equipment once again," said Lennart Nilsson, CEO of the Compression Business Unit within Siemens' Energy Sector. "With this order, we are helping our customer achieve their economic and ecological goals. At the same time, we are strengthening our leading position on the Chinese market, which is important to us."

"Excellent quality of the compressors we ordered in the previous project is what convinced us to continue the close cooperation with Siemens. And we would like to strengthen the cooperation in the future to create more value to our customers together," said Xie Le Min Chairman and General Manager of Chengdu Cryogenic Liquidation Equipment Co., Ltd.

The signing ceremony was held at the Siemens LNG Compressor Technology Forum 2014 in Huludao.

Adapted from press release by Ted Monroe

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