DATUM® compressors re-inject CO2-rich gas blend to very high pressure levels
Raising a compressor’s pressure and density leads to greater instability. That was the commonly accepted school of thought—until Dresser-Rand thoughtfully designed a better way for an FPSO vessel off the shores of Brazil. We created a compressor unit that made it possible to increase pressure, density, and stability. And now that high-pressure, high-density solution makes it possible to compress carbon dioxide and heavy gases in oil and gas upstream markets such as urea production and carbon capture and sequestration segments.
DATUM high-pressure and high-density compression technology significantly reduces total footprint, requiring approximately 50 percent less space and up to 35 percent less weight than a conventional compression and pumping module. This new technology will also significantly reduce CAPEX and operating costs while increasing reliability by eliminating the need to install, operate and maintain high-pressure injection pumping systems downstream of the compression system. And because total cycle time is reduced, equipment can be on-line and producing sooner.
- Proven discharge pressure of over 580 bar
- Smaller footprint, less weight
- Significantly reduces CAPEX and operating costs
- Reduced total cycle time
- DATUM Centrifugal Compressors Brochure
- High-pressure, High-density Centrifugal Compressor Technology For Floating Production Vessels (FPSOs)
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