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U.S. Gas Reserves Jumped 10% in 2013

Proved natural gas proved reserves in in the U.S. jumped 31 Tcf (878 x 109 m3) to a record 354 Tcf (10 x 1012 m3) last year, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported.

Holt Cat Expands San Antonio Facility

Holt Cat has completed a US$11 million, 40,000 sq.ft. (3700 m2) heavy equipment service and rebuild facility at its San Antonio, Texas, complex.

GE Centrifugals Set for Canadian LNG Plant

Mexico Finishes First Los Ramones Pipeline

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has inaugurated the first phase of the Los Ramones gas pipeline system in a ceremony at a compressor station near Los Ramones in Nuevo León state.

Shale Surpasses Conventional Gas

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that shale gas was the largest source of the record 82 Bcfd (2.3 x 109 m3/day) of U.S. natural gas withdrawals in 2013.

GPA Opposes Change to Operating Day

The Gas Processors Association (GPA) has urged the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to abandon a proposal to change the start of the natural gas operating day (gas day).

Rolls-Royce Conveys Energy Business to Siemens

Rolls-Royce has completed the £785 million sale of its Energy gas turbine and compressor business to Siemens, as announced May 6.

Compressco Adds CSI to Name

Compressco Partners L.P. has changed its name to CSI Compressco LP effective Dec. 1 to reflect its takeover of Compressor Systems Inc. (CSI) last August.

Exterran Spins Off Foreign, Fabrication Ops

Exterran Holdings Inc. is separating its international contract operations, international aftermarket services and global fabrication businesses into a standalone, publicly traded company (SpinCo), resulting in two independent companies.

GE Technology For Floating LNG Facility

GE Oil & Gas will supply a gas turbine-driven compressor train and mechanical drive technology to Malaysia’s national oil and gas company, Petronas, for a second floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility being developed off the coast of East Malaysia.

Rexnord To Acquire Euroflex

Rexnord Power Transmission (RXN) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Euroflex Transmissions (India) Pvt. Ltd.

T.F. Hudgins Acquires Jamison Products

T.F. Hudgins Inc. has completed the acquisition of Jamison Products, a Houston, Texas-based provider of engineered pipeline and filtration products.

MSHS Opens New Orleans Engine Service Facility

Motor-Services Hugo Stamp Inc. (MSHS) has expanded its service facility in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Compressco Notes 85% Fleet Utilization

Compressco Partners said its fleet utilization rate was 85% in the third-quarter, sustained by production from the shale plays.

GE to Expand Lufkin Foundry

GE Oil & Gas will spend US$60 million to expand and modernize a Lufkin, Texas, foundry that makes iron castings used in pump and power transmission equipment.

Dean Glover Joins Miratech As CEO

Kevin O’Sullivan has moved from president and CEO to chairman of Miratech Group, and Dean Glover has been named CEO.

Exterran’s Fabrication Backlog Grows

Exterran Holdings Inc. has reported that its fabrication backlog grew to US$840 million on Sept. 30, compared to US$818 million on June 30 and US$619 million on Sept. 30, 2013.

Acquisition Of GEA Finalized

After receiving the required approvals, Triton has legally finalized its acquisition of GEA Heat Exchangers as part of a so-called closing procedure.

Hybrid Foundation Developed for Recips

New Recip Control Released

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