FERC Approves Seven Projects Before No-Quorum Period

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) certified seven projects at the start of the month in anticipation of entering into a no-quorum period, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)....

Nyhamna Gas Facility Gets Approval For Expansion

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has approved the expansion of a gas plant in Nyhamna in Møre og Romsdal County, Norway. The expansion will allow the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian...

Voith Marks 150th Anniversary

Voith is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2017, marking the occasion with events across its 160 worldwide locations. Voith’s origins began on Jan. 27, 1867 when Friedrich Voith assumed control of his...

References: Reverse Rotation Crops Up During Quest Project Testing

1. A. Gad, “Reverse Rotation in Centrifugal Compressors,” Case Study presented at 40th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas, September 2011. 2. C. Huls, “SCOTCO_Report_Backwardspin_00.pdf,” Section 2, MAN Diesel & Turbo, provided on 26...

References: Electromagnetic Effects On The TNFs Of A Reciprocating Compressor With A Soft Coupling

1. API 618, “Reciprocating Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Industry Services,” American Petroleum Institute, Washington D.C. www.api.org 2. Feese, T.D. and Hill, C.L., “Preventing Torsional Vibration Problems in Reciprocating Machinery,” Proceedings...

Sulzer Breaks Ground On New Texas Facility

Sulzer has begun construction of a new pump services facility in Pasadena (Houston), Texas, with the goal of increasing it's North American network. The building is to be next-door to Sulzer's electro-mechanical service...
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AXH Air-Coolers Completes Major Expansion

By Norm Shade This article was originally published in the January-February issue of COMPRESSORtech2. Subscribe for free to receive every issue in your mailbox or your inbox. During the gas compression industry downturn...

Cold Weather Drives Record U.S. LNG Exports To Asia

U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Sabine Pass LNG terminal hit a record level in December, thanks to cold weather in Asia, according to the U.S. Energy Information...

Mitsubishi Opens New Oil & Gas Division In America

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) has established a specialized Oil & Gas Division within Houston-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America Inc. (MHIA). The division is intended to provide "one-stop" solutions for upstream, LNG...

GE ICL Compressor Line Set For European Energy Market

GE received contracts to supply eight integrated compressor line (ICL) units (up to 14 MW) to two European energy operators. The units will help Open Grid Europe (OGE) and Trans Austria...