The STC-GV compressor rotor has a first stage impeller diameter of 71 in. (1.8 m), making it the largest on any integrally geared compressor rotor, and each rotor inside an STC-GV weighs 7 tons (6.35 tonnes).
GE Oil & Gas received a contract to supply gas turbine-driven compressors for the Tangguh facility, which is expanding to increase its liquefied natural gas (LNG) production by an additional 3.8 million tons per annum (mtpa).
Zahroof Valves Inc. (ZVI) and Drivetrain Power and Propulsion have formed a partnership, a move designed to expand Drivetrain into the gas compression market and improve Zahroof’s reach in the Oceania region.
Worldwide natural gas production is expected to increase 62% by 2040, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) International Energy Outlook 2016 and Annual Energy Outlook 2016.
Siemens has acquired 85% of Materials Solutions Ltd., a specialist in additive manufacturing (AM) processing and production, located in Manchester, U.K. The remaining 15% will be held by the founder of the company, Carl Brancher.
Weld County, Colorado, welcomed its seventh public compressed natural gas (CNG) station, which is also the first in the area to feature GE’s CNG In A Box modular system, according to Sparq Natural Gas.