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22 June 2021 -

Hengelo, The Netherlands (21 June 2021) – OPRA Turbines B.V., a leading manufacturer of advanced gas turbine based generator sets, announces it has signed a partnership agreement with Quanta.
Quanta, head quartered in Newcastle, UK and with an office in Aberdeen, will become an official reseller for OPRA Turbines in the North Sea region for the offshore oil and gas segment.

With extensive experience in the energy industry as an EPC contractor Quanta is a strong partner for OPRA to work in the offshore segment and offer total solutions to its clients.

“We are very pleased to welcome Quanta on board as a new partner for OPRA.

With this partnership, OPRA Turbines further strengthens its support for North Sea operators in the achievement of their sustainable production and net-zero emission ambitions. Reduction of NOx, methane or CO2, and reducing flaring or venting are fields of action today.

Quanta turnkey engineering capabilities and extensive knowledge will benefit our joint customers with expert support from project development through to aftermarket services. We are looking forward to a successful working partnership.” Juha van Riet, CEO at OPRA Turbines.

“Quanta are delighted to be partnering with OPRA to provide this unique and modularized solution. We have a strong presence in the oil and gas market and are looking forward to introducing OPRA’s state-of-the art gas turbine systems to our partners.

We are keen to incorporate, innovate and implement cost saving methods into all our projects and believe this advanced turbine technology will be an invaluable asset and a major player in reducing emissions and a contributor to achieving Net Zero. As a strong supporter of the energy transition roadmap, Quanta are keen to drive this partnership and provide clean gas energy solutions to the market.” Nick Oates, CEO at Quanta EPC.


About OPRA Turbines B.V.:
OPRA is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced gas turbine based generator sets in the 1.8 MW power range. The OP16 Gas Turbine has an industrial, all-radial design which provides robustness, reliability, hight efficiency, and low emissions. OPRA Turbines can deliver distributed energy solutions from alternative fuel sources which are well suited for a variety of industries including; Oil & Gas, Industrial & Commercial, Waste to Power, and Marine. Dual fuel and off-specification fuel options are available. OPRA Turbines drives the world’s energy transition with over 150 gas turbine generator sets worldwide accumulating over 3 million operating hours and continues to expand its global reach with installations across EMEA, Asia Pacific and the Americas. OPRA’s innovation team is working on the development of the next generation hydrogen combustion technology to meet the future requirements of a cost-effective, ultra-low emission combustion system that can operate on 100% natural gas and 100% hydrogen, and any mix thereof. OPRA Turbines is headquartered in Hengelo, the Netherlands.

Quanta provides end to end engineering, procurement, and construction services to the energy industry across the full life cycle of their clients’ assets. Quanta have extensive experience in delivering concept, feasibility and FEED studies, detailed design, follow-on engineering, and construction / commissioning support services. With a multi discipline service offering, Quanta specialises in brownfield modifications, flowlines and tiebacks, life extension and decommissioning of aging assets. Quanta has experience in delivering engineering services for onshore and offshore greenfield and brownfield projects, working closely with our clients to solve complex operational challenges. The company traces its engineering and design heritage back to 1988 and was previously part of the ENGIE group until a management buyout in 2018 when they rebranded as Quanta.

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