Coal, Gas

ALSTOM wins repeat gas turbine order from Wintershall AG


Dec. 5, 2002 — ALSTOM has won a repeat order worth approximately 3 million euros to supply Wintershall AG (Kassel, Germany) with a Tornado gas turbine generating set for its Jakhira oil field facility in North Africa.

The new 6.75 MW (e) unit will extend an existing power plant at Jakhira, which currently operates six Tornado gas turbine generating sets also supplied by ALSTOM.

ALSTOM will deliver the generating set in consortium with Cegelec Anlagen-und Automatisierungstechnik GmbH and Co (Frankfurt, Germany). Cegelec will be responsible for turbine ducting and filtration systems, electrical cabling and the motor control centre.

The Tornado is one of a wide range of industrial turbines manufactured at the ALSTOM facility in Lincoln, UK. Delivery of the unit from Lincoln to the port of Marsa-el-Brega is scheduled for mid-May 2003.

ALSTOM is the global specialist in energy and transport infrastructure. The Company serves the energy market through its activities in the fields of power generation and power transmission and distribution, and the transport market through its activities in rail and marine.

In fiscal year 2001/02, ALSTOM had annual sales in excess of ?23 billion and employed 112,000 people in over 70 countries.

ALSTOM is listed on the Paris, London and New York stock exchanges.