January 2014

Up And Running

Up And Running

The Erfurt municipal utility has put the extension of its Erfurt Ost combined-cycle power plant into operation in Germany.

Centrax Packages To Russia Oil & Gas Field

Centrax is supplying 12 gas turbine packages, each comprising a single 5.2 MW Rolls-Royce 501-KB7 gas turbine, for service at the UstTeguss field in the West Siberian plain.

First U.S. Order For J-series Gas Turbine

First U.S. Order For J-series Gas Turbine

Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas (MPSA) has been selected to supply a natural gas-powered M501J gas turbine, an SRT-50 steam turbine and associated electric generators for a new Unit #3 at the Grand River Dam Authority’s (GRDA) existing power generation facility in Chouteau, Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Cat Engine Upgrade Lowers Emissions

Cat Engine Upgrade Lowers Emissions

Caterpillar Oil & Gas has made available its low emissions engine upgrade kit for select G3516 LE petroleum engines in gas compression applications.

Sealing The Deal

MTU Onsite Energy and Sawary Energy have signed a distribution agreement.

Control Panels

Electrical Systems Ltd. (ESL), a UL508A control panel shop based in Corona, California, U.S.A., has acquired the panel building operations of Power & Control Systems Inc. (PCSI).

Open For Business

Deer Park, Texas, U.S.A.-based turbocharger specialist Tru-Marine is expanding its global coverage to the U.S.

One Mean Green Machine

One Mean Green Machine

ElectraTherm, specializing in distributed power generation from waste heat, has released its largest output machine, the Green Machine 4020.

Scoring Another Long-Term Agreement

Wood Group GTS has been awarded a long-term contract by Rockland Capital to provide maintenance services for two GE Frame 7EA gas turbines.

Servicing Russia Power Plants

Servicing Russia Power Plants

Siemens and open joint stock company Fortum have signed a long-term service contract for the Nyaganskaya GRES combined-cycle power plant in Nyagan, Russia.

‘Mega-Structures’ To Provide Power

GE Oil & Gas has received a contract to provide a turnkey turbomachinery solution to Petrofac Emirates for the Upper Zakum UZ750 field in Abu Dhabi.

GE To Acquire Cameron’s Reciprocating Compression Division

GE Oil & Gas and Cameron, a Houston, Texas, U.S.A.-based provider of flow equipment, systems and services, have agreed to GE’s acquisition of Cameron’s Reciprocating Compression division for US$550 million.

Keeping It Clean

Keeping It Clean

Alfa Laval has received a repeat order for its PureSOX system from Dutch ship owner Spliethoff.

Third Order Is A Charm

Third Order Is A Charm

Wärtsilä has been awarded the turnkey contract to supply Indonesia's largest ever engine-based power plant.

Increasing Emissions Control Portfolio

Yara International ASA has acquired H+H Umwelt-und-Industrietechnik GmbH.

Factory Test Passed

Factory Test Passed

Wärtsilä’s first ever X72 mid-bore, low-speed engine has successfully passed the factory acceptance test.

MAN Supplying 16 Engines

MAN Diesel & Turbo has received two orders to supply power plant engines to Asia and Africa. Together, the two supply projects are worth €60 million.

Second Siemens Order

Second Siemens Order

Siemens has received an order for the turnkey construction of the Bandirma II combined-cycle (gas and steam) power plant (CCPP) in Turkey.

Continuing On Same Terms

APR Energy, a global fast-track power solution provider, has extended its 200 MW diesel power module project in Libya on the same terms as the original contract.

Adding To LNG Infrastructure

Adding To LNG Infrastructure

Wärtsilä has signed a turnkey contract, valued at approximately €100 million, to supply a liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal to be built in Tornio, northern Finland.

LNG-Powered ConRo Ships

LNG-Powered ConRo Ships

Crowley Maritime Corp. has placed an order for two ConRo ships, each to be powered by a MAN B&W 8S70ME-GI8.2 main engine and three MAN 9L28/32DF auxiliary engines.

Increasing Shale Play Penetration

Capstone Turbine Corp. received multiple orders for its microturbines, totaling 6.4 MW, to be used for oil and gas operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays.

Joint Cooling Solutions Efforts

Joint Cooling Solutions Efforts

GE is partnering with Aavid Thermalloy, a thermal management provider, to commercialize GE’s Dual Piezoelectric Cooling Jets (DCJ) technology.

Potential Industry Changer

Rolls-Royce has held takeover talks with Wärtsilä over a possible offer for the Finnish ship and power plant company.

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG

Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG is the new corporate name for the former Tognum AG.

Keepin’ The Turbines From Jammin’

Wood Group GTS has completed the maintenance service and gas turbine optimization of Jamaica Public Service Company’s (JPS) Bogue Power Plant, located in Montego Bay, Jamaica.

Little Power On The Big Island

Little Power On The Big Island

Capstone Turbine Corp. has received an order for a C1000 (1 MW) microturbine to be used in a combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) application at a resort in Hawaii.

Increased Capabilities Under One Roof

Ojibway Enclosures recently completed the move from its former Janesville, Wisconsin, U.S.A., production facilities and offices into Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies' Center of Excellence on the Ironworks campus in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Distribution Holdings Acquires TMEC

LKCM Distribution Holdings L.P. (Distribution Holdings), a value-added provider of process solutions, has acquired a majority of the assets of Thermal & Mechanical Equipment Llc. (TMEC).

More Microturbine Power

Capstone Turbine Corp. has received two orders totaling 24 MW from its Russian distribution partner BPC Engineering for new associated gas and pipeline projects.