First Of Its Kind – L.A. Turbine Ships Turboexpander to Russian Gas Plant

L.A. Turbine has made its first Russian shipment of a L2000 turboexpander-compressor unit to Lukoil Oil Co.’s gas processing plant located in Perm, Russia.

Perm, the third largest Russian city after Moscow and St. Petersburg, is known for its significant gas and oil refining industry. The Lukoil processing plant has a capacity of 560 million m3/yr. The project is the second processing unit for low-temperature condensation and fractionation process.

For the Russia project, L.A. Turbine exceeded the standard L2000 design parameters, increasing the turboexpander design pressure from 83 to 96 bar, and the compressor design pressure from 48 to 62 bar.

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