Gas Compression

Exterran is the leading provider of natural gas compression solutions worldwide. We sell and provide contract operations with an extensive line of engine and motor-driven reciprocating and rotary screw compression packages. Clients around the world count on us because we deliver superior engineering and unmatched compression experience. Our equipment and parts are readily available and supported by a comprehensive field support and service offerings, and a safety culture that outperforms the industry average by more than 10%*.

*Comparing 2010 US TRIR for Exterran and oil and gas field services and operations (NAICS Code 213112).

Availability and Reliability

Exterran can help you accomplish your compression related goals anywhere in the world. We have a presence in every major hydrocarbon region around the globe. We understand the cultures, operating conditions and health, safety and environmental requirements of the locations in which we operate. We have the resources to deliver what you need, where you need it and the ability to service virtually any compression package, whether it’s ours or not. In short, make it easier to run successful compression operations, so you can focus your resources on production.


Exterran has experience with a wide range of compression applications and operating conditions, including frigid arctic temperature extremes, corrosive offshore environments and applications requiring local country requirements and detailed custom specifications.

Examples of the applications of our compressors today include:

  • Gathering and Transmission Systems
  • Storage
  • Gas Processing
  • Gas Lift and Reinjection
  • Coal Seam Gas Evacuation
  • Gas Turbine Fuel Boosting
  • Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO)