Press Release

October 31 - 2018

OPRA Turbines Introduce New CEO

OPRA Turbines is pleased to announce, from October 01 2018, Mr Juha van Riet has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer at OPRA International B.V. reporting to the Supervisory Board.

Mr. Juha van Riet holds a Master of Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University of Ghent and a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Leuven. Previously having worked with Siemens, Woodward and Stork, Juha has more than 20 years of experience in commercial and business leadership roles as a service/solution provider and key system supplier to the energy, oil & gas and process industry sector.

“My deep respect goes out to the Mowill family, who single-handed have built this company in the nineties. They have succeeded to attract the in house competence and build the supply chain required to optimize a strong gas turbine design and turn it into an installed base of more than a hundred machines. After the acquisition by Energas in 2017, OPRA has now entered a new era with increased focus on operational excellence and a sustainable, global commercial and service structure. I am very excited to contribute to this transition and look forward to working together with a highly competent, diverse and dynamic team.

OPRA’s OP16 Gas Turbine has an unmatched value proposition in distributed energy applications such as flare gas-to-power, waste-to-power and combined heat and power (CHP). As a young company and an outsider in the market, OPRA is well positioned to extend its market share and has the potential to become the leader in the 1-2 MW gas turbine segment. OPRA is focusing on applications that will continue to be part of the future energy landscape and structurally contribute to a better environment.” Juha van Riet, Chief Executive Officer, OPRA Turbines.

Dalian Energas Group headquartered in Dalian, China is a leading company operating on a global level providing gas systems solutions. The Group includes, amongst others, Dalian Energas GasSystem Co. Ltd., Dalian Energas New Energy Development Co. Ltd, Calorifer Engineering AG(Switzerland), RMG Messtechnik GmbH(Germany) and OPRA Turbines B.V. The Group is fully committed to the gas equipment manufacturing industry, gas turbine industry, energy storage product industry, distributed energy operations, natural gas energy operations and other core business.

Oct 14
WEBINAR Stop Flaring, Start Monetising Your Associated Gas Now

Join OPRA Turbines & Transwater free webinar on Stop Flaring, Start Monetising Your Associated Gas Now on October 14, 2021, at 15:00 MYT | 9:00 CEST. Register now!

Oct 15
VIRTUAL CONFERENCE The International Gas Turbine Conference (IGTC)

OPRA Engineering Solutions will present a paper on Retrofit and optimization solutions at IGTC. Join us on October 15, 2021, from 15:00-16:30 (CEST).

Oct 26
EXHIBITION Heat & Power 2021

OPRA is exhibiting at Heat & Power 2021  in Moscow from 26-28 October 2021. Visit us to learn more about our products and services! We look forward to seeing you at our booth.

Nov 23
CONFERENCE DGTA

OPRA Turbines will present a paper  ‘Distributed energy solutions as a catalyst for a successful energy transition of the industry in the Netherlands’ at DGTA. The OPRA presentation will take place on 23 November at 10:15 CET. Register now!

Feb 01
CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION SPE Offshore Europe

OPRA Turbines will join the SPE Offshore Europe exhibition taking place in Aberdeen, UK from  1-4 February 2022.