June 2013

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Increased Power Rating For Marine Diesel Engine

Caterpillar Marine Power Systems has announced the development of the MaK M 32 E, which the company said is a high-performance marine diesel engine platform for the commercial marine industry based on the M 32 C engine series.

Siemens Maintenance Contract

Siemens Maintenance Contract

Siemens has been awarded a long-term service agreement for the Blackhawk Station power plant in Hutchinson County, Texas, U.S.A. The customer is Borger Energy Associates LP.

Modernizing Russia’s Oil And Gas Infrastructure

GE and OJSC Rosneft, one of the world’s leading oil companies, signed a strategic agreement to establish a joint venture focused on developing local expertise and technology solutions for the growing oil and gas sector in the Russian Federation.

Tognum In New Russian Engine Venture

Tognum AG, the manufacturer of MTU diesel engines, and JSC Transmashholding, one of Russia's largest manufacturers of rolling stock, have reached an agreement to set up a joint venture company for diesel engine production in Kolomna, near Moscow.

Green Multi-Tasker

Green Multi-Tasker

Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld-Giessendam recently delivered the Waterspreeuw, a hybrid patrol vessel tailor-made for Amsterdam’s complex network of waterways.

Enhanced Reliability Drillship

ABB, a power and automation technology group, has secured an offshore marine industry contract covering electrical power and propulsion systems onboard a DP class 3 drillship to be conferred with ‘Enhanced Reliability’ and DYNPOS AUTRO notation from Det Norske Veritas (DNV).

Netherlands Plants Inaugurated

Siemens Energy has completed the Hemweg 9 and Diemen 34 combined-cycle power plants in the Netherlands.

Caterpillar System Receives Certification

Caterpillar System Receives Certification

Caterpillar Global Petroleum announced that its Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) System for Cat 3512C land drilling applications has received off-road aftermarket parts certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

Microturbines To Slovenia

Microturbines To Slovenia

Capstone Turbine Corp., a clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced the first order of its microturbines in Slovenia. Two Capstone C200s (200 kW each) will be installed at Splošna bolnišnica Novo Mesto, the general hospital in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

Generation Station Up And Running

Generation Station Up And Running

The Marsh Landing Generating Station, located in Antioch, California, U.S.A., has commenced commercial operations utilizing Siemens technology.

Turbines To Bangladesh Plants

Turbines To Bangladesh Plants

Siemens has secured turbine packages contracts for two power plant projects in Bangladesh, supporting the country’s steady economic growth.

Sub-Saharan Biogas Power

Sub-Saharan Biogas Power

GE is supplying U.K.-based energy project developer Clarke Energy with two of its Jenbacher J420 biogas engines for a new 2.8 MW agricultural biogas power project near Lake Naivasha in Kenya.

Bon Voyage To Packages

Centrax, a U.K. power generation packaging specialist, has received three orders for gas turbine packages.

GE Contracted For Subsea Project

GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a US$147 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Statoil. Under the contract, GE will supply subsea production and injection equipment for Statoil’s Snøhvit carbon dioxide (CO2) injection project, designed to provide a robust CO2 solution.

Siemens Hits 1000th Milestone

Siemens Hits 1000th Milestone

Clean Power For Italian Cruise Ships

Clean Power For Italian Cruise Ships

MAN Diesel & Turbo will supply eight engines for the diesel-electric propulsion of two cruise ship newbuildings to cruise ship builder Fincantieri Cantieri Navali Italiani S.p.A.

Power From Components

Siemens will supply power plant components, including six F-class gas turbines, for the Ras Djinet and Ain Arnat combined cycle power plants (CCPP) in Algeria.

Controlled Power

Metso Opens Netherlands-Based Service Center

Getting To The Bottom Of It

GE Oil & Gas has signed a US$84 million agreement with Pemex Exploration and Production to supply and to install subsea wellheads for the company’s deepwater and ultra-deepwater drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico.

More Power For Wärtsilä’s 34DF Engine

More Power For Wärtsilä’s 34DF Engine

Siemens Develops New Steam Turbine

Siemens Develops New Steam Turbine