MOSCOW (MRC) -- Siemens opened the
doors of a new service center in Geismar, La, devoted to serving the region’s
oil and gas industry, and related markets. Judy Marks, CEO for Siemens USA and
Executive Vice President for New Equipment Solutions at the Dresser-Rand
business, and Tim Holt, CEO for Siemens Power Generation Services Division, were
among several senior executives who joined employees for a special ribbon
cutting ceremony at the facility, said Hydrocarbonprocessing.
28,000 square feet of shop floor space, onsite engineers and manufacturing
technicians at the service center bring global technology to the Gulf Coast’s
oil and gas market. The service center features the latest technology to repair
and rebuild critical equipment such as centrifugal and reciprocating
compressors, steam turbines, expanders, pumps, and rotary
"Siemens is a global company that is also a local partner.
That’s particularly true here in the Gulf Coast," said Judy Marks, CEO Siemens
USA and Executive Vice President for New Unit Solutions at the Dresser-Rand
business. "As Louisiana continues to help lead America’s oil and gas revolution,
this new facility will bring the services we provide our customers to an even
For oil and gas customers, Siemens supplies a broad
spectrum of products, services and solutions that support upstream, midstream
and downstream applications. With its acquisition of Dresser-Rand and the
addition of Rolls-Royce Energy’s aero-derivative gas turbine business, Siemens
has an installed base of more than 130,000 compressors, gas turbines and steam
Siemens has over 200 employees in Louisiana, serving the
energy, healthcare and building technologies sectors.