To even out seasonal variations in demand by gas consumers, gas that is not required is withdrawn from the pipeline and compressed, stored and then taken from gas storage facilities at times of peak demand. Compressors are used to store and tap the gas in the storage facility. The necessary capacity and transportation flexibility in operation of the storage facility is guaranteed by operating complete machinery trains.

MAN Energy Solutions offers the following solutions:

HOFIMTM: High-speed Oil Free Integrated Motor-compressor

Centrifugal Compressor: Barrel design

Usually as single casing intercooled or two casing solution, depending on the given pressure ratio.

Selected references

Year  Country Customer  No.   Type  Size  Stages  Comp. Power  Discharge Pressure
   -    #  -  -  -  MW HP   bar  psi
2016  UK Storengy  MOPICO©  RM40   6.6 8900  87  1260 
2012  NL NAM   1  Centrif. Compr.  45  7  38  50959  311  4511
2012  DE RWE    1  tandem HOFIMTM  45  10  13.4  17970  161  2335
2012   AT RAG  1  Centrif. Compr.  35  8  15.5  20786  219  3176
2010  NL TAQA  6  tandem HOFIMTM  45  10  12.2  16360  150  2176
2000   US  CNYOG  3  single HOFIMTM  35  6  6.2  8314  225  3263

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