Carriço Underground Gas Storage

Client: Transgas-REN
Ariel reciprocating compressors
Maximum discharge pressure: 176 bar single-stage
Drive: 3.5 MW Wartsila 16VSG25 gas engines
Current storage capacity: 238.6 Mm3
Surface station handling capacity: 110 000 m3(n)/h in injection
Extraction (nominal values): 300 000 m3(n)/h in

Project Details:


Conception and dimensioning of the compression system together with the Transgás team. Definition of control algorithms for motor-compressor groups. Participation in HAZOP studies. Commissioning and reception of the installation, and performance tests. “String test” of the two compressor motor groups.