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June 2014

Ample Stocks Restrain European Gas Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that natural gas prices at the United Kingdom’s National Balancing Point (NBP) trading hub were US$7.50/MMBtu in late May, a sustained low not seen since late 2010.

June 2014

Canada Tightens Emissions from Stationary Engines

The Canadian government has announced mandatory emission standards for major industries, including the stationary engines used to drive gas compressors.

June 2014

GE Finalizes Cameron Recip Purchase

GE has completed the US$550 million acquisition of Cameron’s reciprocating compression business, which had been announced in January.

June 2014

Enerflex Boosts Global Compression Business

Enerflex Ltd. of Calgary is buying Axip Energy Services’ international contract compression and processing business for US$430 million in cash.

June 2014

Mexico to Double Imports of U.S. Gas

The Secretaría de Energía de México has projected that imports of U.S. gas, which doubled between 2009 and 2013 to 1.8 Bcfd (51 x 106 m3), will double again by 2018 to 3.8 Bcfd (107 x 106 m3).

May 2014

GMRC Schedules Three Courses

The Gas Machinery Research Council has announced training sessions this summer on foundations, applied principles of engines and compressors and engine analysis and reliability.

May 2014

Sulzer Creates Rotating Equipment Unit

Sulzer has begun a reorganization to make its Pumps Equipment division more market focused and move the service aspect of the pumps business into a combined Rotating Equipment Services division.

May 2014

U.S. Producers Target Wet Gas Production

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says the relatively high value of hydrocarbon liquids has driven producers to focus on wet gas production.

May 2014

Miratech Acquired, Gets Silencer Assets

Audax Private Equity has acquired Miratech Corp. and augmented it with the silencing business of another company it owns, Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI).

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