Maintenance preserves single shaft gas turbine for over five decades
The turbine has served Gas Compression Train 334 since 1968.
Exceptional inspection and maintenance standards is a business model that is good for both the environment and profitability.
Keeping equipment well checked, tuned, and backed up, prevents accidents or breakdowns, which equates to less emissions, and reduces revenue loss by stopping salable products escaping from process equipment.
Single shaft gas turbine “KT-501” is of many testimonies to Aramco’s decades-old maintenance diligence for infrastructure.
The 53-year-old turbine has served gas compression train 334 since 1968.
The reliable turbine, with approximately 299,500 run hours, is the only piece of equipment of its kind still operating in Saudi Arabia.