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Pennsylvania Natural Gas Output Hit Record In 2017

Pennsylvania’s marketed natural gas production averaged a record 15 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2017, 3% higher than the 2016 level, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). This...

New Zealand To Ban Offshore Drilling

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in a speech that the government will "no longer be granting any new offshore oil and gas exploration permits." The government said it would allow...

Hicor Receives Patent For Wet Gas Compression

Hicor Technologies has received a patent for wet gas compression. The company has seven patents issued globally, and this latest patent is the fourth issued in the US. The patent covers a...

The PROS Company Aggie 100 Ranked

From 2014–2016, The PROS Company experienced a compound annual growth rate of 35.696%. This growth rate landed PROS 51st on the Aggie 100,  a list honoring the fastest-growing companies in the...

How Compressors Should Be Commissioned

Nothing technical here, but if Jeff Bezos can send off a wind turbine in such a classy fashion, certainly a fine compressor deserves as much!

Film Friday: A History of Exline

This video has some interesting bits about Exline's long history. It all started with Robert Exline's open-air forging abilities in 1872.

Film Friday: How to destroy your turbine before you can even use it

A reminder as to why it's important to make sure your cranes are in working order and rated correctly (skip to 2:30 if you're in a hurry):

Vintage Vid: Solar Turbines “Engineering Made Simple”

Solar Turbine went to great lengths in the 70s or 80s to make their engineering processes clear.  Just watch. And giggle. If you're short on time, at least skip ahead to...

Grease, Lube and Precision: NEA Compressor Assembly Video

Happy Friday! If you enjoy precision assemblies and well-lubed bearings, then this video from Neuman & Esser Group (NEA) should brighten your morning as you head into the weekend.

Vintage Vid: The Cooper Bessemer GMV

Here at COMPRESSORtech2 we love to find interesting pieces of compressor industry history. Today, we found this promotional video Cooper Bessemer made for the GMV engine. It's a must-watch.