GPA Midstream Appoints Govt. Affairs Manager

GPA Midstream has appointed Charlotte Sawyer as its manager of government affairs, a newly created position in the association’s Washington, D.C. office. Sawyer is responsible for implementing and managing the organization’s federal...
Dresser-Rand offshore compressors

Dresser-Rand Brings Compressors To The Gulf

Dresser-Rand, part of Siemens Power and Gas division, received an order from BP to provide rotating equipment for the Mad Dog 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico. The scope of supply...

EPA Grants 90-Day Stay On Emissions Monitoring Compliance

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently granted a 90-day stay of the compliance date for the fugitive emissions monitoring requirements for compressor stations under NSPS OOOOa. GPA Midstream filed a request...

Hitachi Acquires Sullair

Hitachi Ltd. has made an agreement with Accudyne Industries to purchase the Illinois-based air-compressor manufacturer, Sullair (an Accudyne subsidiary), for US$1.245 billion. Hitachi said its primary motive for the purchase is to gain...

Motortech’s Engine Upgrade

German company Motortech said it now offers a complete system upgrade for the Waukesha P9390 natural gas engine. The company, based in Celle, said the advantages from the upgrade include increased reliability...
Natural Gas Generation

EIA: Nat Gas Generators Make Up 42% Of U.S. Generating Capacity

Natural gas continues to be the popular energy choice in the United States. Natural gas-fired generators comprise 42% of the operating electricity generating capacity in the country, according to the U.S....

A 3-D Milestone For MAN Diesel & Turbo

MAN Diesel & Turbo announced it is equipping its gas turbines with components produced through additive manufacturing, also known as 3-D printing. “As of now, we are the first manufacturer in the...

Kobe Steel Opens 40MW Compressor Test Facility

At its Takasago Works facility in Western Japan, Kobe Steel has opened a testing facility for non-standard, large capacity compressors with variable speed motors of up to 40 MW. Construction on...

Prognost SILver: Monitoring, Protection And Shutdown In One

Germany-based Prognost Systems, specialist in online diagnostics of reciprocating compressors and critical rotating equipment, has launched a full-spectrum asset care solution in a single device: Prognost-SILver. It is a condition monitoring, machine...

MAN Max1 Finds New Application

SSAB, a Swedish producer of steel products, has placed an order with MAN Diesel and Turbo for a Max1 axial compressor for use in a blast furnace application. Operating conditions at the steel...