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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.
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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.  

Creepy Sea Creatures Under The Rigs

This post from OilPro is too cool not to share. There are some terrifying looking deep-sea monsters lurking underneath our platforms. Check out the post here.

Old School Vid: History of CECO

You never know what you can find about the compression industry around the web. This history of CECO video from 1986 is a gem! We'd bet some things have changed at...
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...