Full-load string test meets stringent goals for LNG project compressor

General Electric Oil & Gas, a business unit of GE Power Systems, recently supplied a compressor train for the Malaysia LNG Tiga Sdn. Bhd. (No. 3) project at its Bintulu, Malaysia, plant.We performed an exhaustive series of full-load tests for this project at the GE test facility in Massa, Italy, to verify turbocompressor performance and functionality of the main equipment. The critical nature of rotating equipment in the liquefaction chain demands this level of testing.The Massa facility is equipped to string test complete trains of up to 100 Mw, allowing the reproduction of plant operating conditions, verification of performance and mechanical behavior of the units, and to meet stringent...

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