Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has received a US$1.8 million contract from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop, build and test a linear motor reciprocating compressor (LMRC).
Compressco Partners L.P. is buying Compressor Systems Inc. (CSI) from Warren Equipment Co. for US$825 million. The deal is expected to close in early August.
Exterran Partners is acquiring another 162 compression units, totaling 110,000 hp (82 MW), from MidCon Compression for US$135 million.
Kobelco Machinery do Brasil Ltda. (KMB) has begun the marketing of nonstandard compressors (custom-engineered process compressors) in South America from headquarters in Sao Paulo.
Enerflex Ltd. of Calgary has completed its US$430 million purchase of Axip Energy Services’ international contract compression and processing operations, as well as its after-market services business.
Industry companies have formed the Oil and Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ONG-ISAC) to protect infrastructure -- including gas compressor stations -- from cyber-attacks.