Elliott has closed its Missouri Service Center

In July, Elliott closed its Barnhart, Missouriservice center, known as Elliott MVP Services.
Mike Lordi, Vice President,Global Service, said, “After careful evaluation of ourservice center capacity, we have decided to consolidate the operations of our St. Louisservice center with those of our Crown Point, Indiana service center; Jacksonville , Florida service center, and Elliott’s US Field Service operations.”

Oil-fired Siemens F-class demonstrates 25 ppm NOx

Siemens builds on its successful SGT6-5000F gas turbine platform with a step change in NOx emissions while firing fuel oil by demonstrating 25 ppm NOx emissions with water injection. The current industry standard is 42 ppm for other OEM F-Class gas turbines.

Co-Re-based alloys: a new material for gas turbines

It is estimated that future gas turbines will function at temperatures 200⁰C higher than those of today and that the materials currently in use cannot withstand such high temperatures. So there is a need to investigate new materials capable of resisting very severe temperature conditions and the heavy load on modern gas turbines.

GE to supply 7HA.02 gas turbines to Korea’s GS Power

General Electric (GE), an infrastructure and technology firm, will supply gas and steam turbines to Korea’s GS Power, a private electricity and heating generator. The U.S.-based firm said recently GS Power will use its 7HA.02 gas turbine and associated clutched steam turbine for GS's new combined-cycle power plant in Anyang, Gyeonggi Province.

Geopolitics vs Economics: Will North America miss the boat on LNG exports?

With the recent shale revolution in North America, the potential to become a world leader in supplying a reliable clean energy source has never been higher. US natural gas prices have hovered around $2-$4 while overseas markets have seen price ranges from $9 to $10 in Europe and $13 to $18 in Asia.

GE to deliver turbomachinery for Azerbaijan-Europe pipeline project

US-based General Electric's oil and gas unit has secured a contract to supply turbomachinery for the first phase of the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) project, which is being built for gas transportation from Azerbaijan to Europe. GE Oil & Gas will deliver aeroderivative gas turbine driven centrifugal compressor packages, which are expected to be completed in 2017. Manufacturing and testing for the equipment will be done in Florence, Italy.

European Commission clears Dresser-Rand’s merger with Siemens

Dresser-Rand Group Inc., a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, has merged with Siemens. The European Commission cleared the Company’s merger with Siemens, and all of the conditions precedent regarding regulatory matters have now been satisfied.

Capstone to provide 1MW microturbine for Canadian flare gas utilization

Capstone Turbine Corporation recently received an order for a C1000 microturbine, to be installed at a power generation facility owned by Kineticor Resource Corporation. Capstone’s distributor, Horizon Power Systems, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned in October 2015.

RWG wins maintenance contracts for Siemens gas generators in Thailand

PTT has awarded RWG with multiple contracts for maintenance of Siemens aeroderivative gas generators. The latest awards encompass three Industrial RB211 GT DLE units and three Industrial Avon 200 gas generators in service at PTT’s five gas separation plants in Rayong Province, Thailand.

GE turbines to boost generation capacity of 265MW facility in Rhode Island

General Electric has signed an $80m agreement with Canada-based Emera Energy for upgrading 265MW Tiverton Power station in Rhode Island, US. The upgrades at the natural gas-fired combined-cycle power plant are expected to increase efficiency, capacity and long-term availability, apart from bringing down its operating costs and environmental impacts.

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