Erz Mountains, Saxony: Verdichterstation

The compressor station at Olbernhau comprises three gas turbine driven, radial turbo-compressor units with a site rating of 350 000 Nm³/h each (one serving mainly as a stand-by unit). In addition the installation (with a total area of 5.6 ha) embraces the following structures:

  • operations building
  • service building
  • gas volume meter station
  • fuel gas processing facilities
  • gas dryer
  • pig station
  • flare stacks for burning off  residual gas
  • gas aftercooler
  • pipe runs within installation

The entire installation was approved in accordance with BIMSCHG (German Federal Immission Protection Law).

Services

Industrial Engineering

Constructional Engineering

Companies

Dorsch International Consultants

Client

Wintershall AG, Kassel

Project Activities

  • Construction engineering   

    • all service phases for building construction as per BIMSCHG

  • Design of mechanical-electrical equipment

    • heating and ventilation
    • sanitary works
    • electrical explosion protection

  • Design of outdoor facilities

    • civil engineering works
    • roads and paths
    • green space

  • Design of loadbearing structures
  • Overall site supervision

Duration

From 1990 to 1993

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