Rolls-Royce has announced its intention to acquire Scandinavian Electric Holding.
This quarterly news round-up from Rolls-Royce plc demonstrates the breadth of the Group’s portfolio and its increasing access to global markets.
Rolls-Royce has won a breakthrough contract in the expanding Arctic exploration and production offshore market. It is to supply mooring equipment for two ice-class drilling rigs to be operated in the Shtokman field, one of the world’s largest natural gas fields, in the Russian sector of the Barents Sea. The contract value is about £10 million.
Rolls-Royce has opened a new office in St. Petersburg to further support activity within the growing Russian marine market.
Rolls-Royce said today that gas compression and power generation units for Thailand’s third gas pipeline master plan, covering a total of 11 onshore and offshore projects, will be delivered in the first quarter of 2009.
Brazilian oil and gas company, Petrobras, is due to receive three Rolls-Royce RB211-G62 electrical generating sets for its new Caraguatatuba gas receiving and treatment station in the fourth quarter of this year.
A new gas turbine compression set and compressor upgrade, scheduled to be operational by the end of 2009, will increase the number of Rolls-Royce RB211 gas turbine compressor packages on China’s West-East Gas Pipeline Project (WEPP) to 16.
Rolls-Royce is to design and equip one of the world's most advanced seismic research vessels for China.
Rolls-Royce has achieved a significant milestone in the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) research programme into next-generation US military aerospace platforms, with the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR).
Rolls-Royce waterjets have been selected for six new fast patrol craft that will help the coastguard protect the islands of Trinidad and Tobago.