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50 More Microturbines For Shale Plays

Capstone receives multiple U.S. orders; total shale play fleet now over 600

Posted on June 5, 2014

Capstone Turbine Corp., a clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, has received follow-on orders for 50 Capstone C65 (65 kW) microturbines for oil and gas customers in the U.S.

Horizon Power Systems, Capstone's exclusive oil and gas distributor for the Eagle Ford, Permian, San Juan and Wattenberg shale plays, secured the orders to support the growing power needs of its existing customers, the company said.

These newest orders bring the total fleet to more than 600 microturbines, which serve operations in various stages of oil and gas production including powering central processing stations, wellhead operation and flare reduction.