Rolls-Royce awarded $40m turbine and services contract

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a $40m contract to supply equipment and services to power the flow of gas through the Uzbekistan section of the Turkmenistan-China natural gas pipeline.

Rolls-Royce will supply Asia Trans Gas, a joint venture between Uzbekistan’s Uzbekneftegaz and China’s National Petroleum Corporation, with three RB211 gas turbine driven pipeline compressor units for operation at a compressor station on the 530km Uzbekistan section of the natural gas pipeline.