Blackmer Debuts NGH100 Series Compressors

Blackmer has introduced its NGH100 series of horizontal oil-free reciprocating gas compressors. The new compressors are designed for use in vapor recovery, wellhead transfer and artificial lift applications in the upstream...

Natural Gas Withdrawals Expected To Break Record

Six of the seven most productive shale regions in the Lower 48 states are expected to see increases in their natural gas gross withdrawals from February to March, according to the...

Ariel Compressors To Power Two Miami CNG Stations

as received a 10-year, more than US$330 million contract to build two public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations for the Miami-Dade Transit in southern Florida. Each station, which can support 250...

FERC Approves Seven Projects Before No-Quorum Period

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) certified seven projects at the start of the month in anticipation of entering into a no-quorum period, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)....

Nyhamna Gas Facility Gets Approval For Expansion

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has approved the expansion of a gas plant in Nyhamna in Møre og Romsdal County, Norway. The expansion will allow the Ormen Lange field in the Norwegian...

Voith Marks 150th Anniversary

Voith is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2017, marking the occasion with events across its 160 worldwide locations. Voith’s origins began on Jan. 27, 1867 when Friedrich Voith assumed control of his...

References: Reverse Rotation Crops Up During Quest Project Testing

1. A. Gad, “Reverse Rotation in Centrifugal Compressors,” Case Study presented at 40th Turbomachinery Symposium, Houston, Texas, September 2011. 2. C. Huls, “SCOTCO_Report_Backwardspin_00.pdf,” Section 2, MAN Diesel & Turbo, provided on 26...

References: Electromagnetic Effects On The TNFs Of A Reciprocating Compressor With A Soft Coupling

1. API 618, “Reciprocating Compressors for Petroleum, Chemical, and Gas Industry Services,” American Petroleum Institute, Washington D.C. www.api.org 2. Feese, T.D. and Hill, C.L., “Preventing Torsional Vibration Problems in Reciprocating Machinery,” Proceedings...