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Siemens SGT-A35 RB

Siemens Introduces New Gas Turbine To O&G Market

Siemens has launched a new aeroderivative gas turbine designed for the offshore oil and gas industry. The SGT-A35 RB, previously known as the Industrial RB211-GT30, is based on the Industrial RB211 and...

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...

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...
Sundyne compressor cutaway

Notable Events At The GPA Midstream Convention

This year, the annual GPA Midstream Convention was held in San Antonio, Texas. The event brought in more than 2100 delegates from at least 13 countries to strengthen their ties to...

Southwest Energy Institute Canceled

The Southwest Energy Institute scheduled for April 24-27 in Liberal, Kansas, has been canceled due to low pre-registration numbers. A letter to exhibitors said the SEI committee, "mindful of the depressed...