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GE wins contract for 11 thermoelectric plants from Petrobras

Paulo Nogueira
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16-04-2018 12:58:06
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The value of the contract was approximately 1 billion reais for inspections and maintenance of machinery at Petrobras' thermoelectric plants, there may be contracts

THE General Electric(GE) has just signed a maintenance contract with Petrobras budgeted at approximately 300 million reais to provide state-owned thermoelectric machines and maintenance services for a period of 4 years, this was the company's official announcement today(16) in the main communication vehicles. In all, GE managed to take over eleven plants that together add up to an installation power of around 4.3 gigawatts, bordering on the 80% capacity of everything Petrobras managed to generate. GE points out that this is the largest deal for this type of service that the company has ever achieved in Latin America, in terms of power generation.

The activities provided for in the contract include inspection services, repairs and supply of apparatus for 20 gas turbines, also including twenty-three aeroderivatives, steam-powered equipment and 13 generators for all projects involved, which have been operational since 2001.” This project demonstrates how we were able to design the best service solutions especially to allow Petrobras to cut operating and maintenance costs by up to 25 percent, in addition to providing support for the next four years,” said the CEO of GE Power Service in a statement. , Scott Strazik.

General Electric usually hires frequently here in Brazil in many areas of activity, especially for those who have technical and higher education in engineering. We did some articles on the signings she made and you can check them here, there is even the official link for you to register your CV's, but than ever now is the time to do so.

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With technical training, I worked in the offshore oil and gas market for a few years. Today, my team and I are dedicated to bringing information from the Brazilian energy sector and the world, always with credible and up-to-date sources.