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Versalis Taps Burckhardt For LDPE Plant Overhaul

Italian-based petrochemical company Versalis contracted with Burckhardt Compression to overhaul their booster/primary and hyper/secondary compressors at a low density polyethylene (LDPE) plant in Dunkerque, France. Burckhardt worked with sub-suppliers and provided equipment...
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Siemens To Supply Compressor Train For Propane Dehydrogenation In China

After receiving a compressor train of two STC-SH compressors powered by a Siemens SGT-700 turbine in 2013, Zhejiang Satellite Energy Co., Ltd. (ZSE), China's largest acrylic producer, is ready to begin...
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Keeping Assets Safe From Cyber Attacks

Siemens has announced an agreement with U.S.-based PAS Global, a global provider of industrial control system (ICS) cybersecurity solutions, to provide fleetwide, real time monitoring for control systems. The agreement will provide...
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Baker Hughes, KBC Form Partnership

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has announced a preferred partnership with KBC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Yokogawa, to provide a combination of process simulation, asset performance management and operational software solutions...
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Voith Announces Leadership Succession

Hubert Lienhard, president and CEO of the management board at Voith Group, is set to retire from the company next year. On April 1, 2018, Stephan Schaller will succeed Leinhard, who...

China On-Pace For Record LNG Imports

According to an EIA report, 2017 will be a record year for China's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The report also projects that China will overtake South Korea as the...

Central Pennsylvania Institute Of Science And Technology Now Offering Two-Year Gas Compression Tech Degree

Beginning in Nov. 2017, the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology (CPI) is offering a new, two-year degree designed to train students to become gas compression technicians. Students will graduate...

2018 TPS Abstracts Due Oct. 16

Turbomachinery Symposium, though postponed until December 2017, is still requesting abstracts for next year's event, scheduled for Sept. 17–20 in Houston. The TPS advisory committees and the Turbo Lab are looking for...

Morris Named President Of Imes USA

Imes, the Germany-based specialist in cylinder pressure sensors for large-bore engines and reciprocating compressors, has opened a US-based subsidiary, Imes USA, in Abingdon, Virginia. Dave Morris has been named president of Imes USA....
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Baker Hughes (GE) Awarded Second Contract For Coral South FLNG

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has announced a second major contract for Eni East Africa's (EEA) Coral South Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) development, offshore Mozambique. BHGE will provide rotating equipment...