GE will provide electric-motor-driven technology that will enable the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project, on the Gulf of Mexico south of Houston, to comply with local air emissions standards.
Sponsors of the Alaska LNG Project have filed asked the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to begin the permitting process for construction of an 800-mile (1300 km) gas pipeline from Prudhoe Bay field to a planned liquefaction plant at Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula.
A Morgan Stanley subsidiary has applied to the U.S. Department of Energy for a permit to export up to 60 Bfcy (1.7 x 109 m3/y) of compressed natural gas (CNG) gas from a proposed terminal near Freeport, Texas.
Cameron is selling its centrifugal compression division to Ingersoll Rand (IR) for US$850 million as part of a long-term business strategy to focus on its core markets.
U.S. natural gas exports to Mexico were a record 2.5 Bcfd (70.8 x106 m3/d) on July 24 and averaged 2.3 Bcfd (65.1 x106 m3/d) from June through August, more than double the pipeline flow in 2010.
USA Compression Partners LP, Austin, said its fleet horsepower has increased 38.9% to 1.3 million hp (1000 MW), compared to the same period last year, aided in part by its acquisition of 138,000 hp (103 MW) from S&R Compression in August 2013.
Compressco Partners of Oklahoma City reported that its average compressor fleet utilization rate was 85.3% during the second quarter, compared to 82.6% in the same period of 2013.