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CDM Boosts Niobrara Shale Capability

CDM Resource Management LLC is expanding its Greeley, Colorado, facilities to meet growing demand for compression services in the Niobrara Shale play of Colorado and Wyoming.

Natgas Rides Tight Oil Drilling Boom

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that although the number of natural gas-directed drilling rigs is particularly low at 250 rotaries, gas production has grown 5% year-over-year.

SwRI to Develop Linear Motor Recip

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 to Buy Compressor Systems Inc.

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.

Baltic States To Cut Reliance On Russian Gas

Siemens Makes Supersized CO2 Compressors

Corac’s 'Dirty Gas' Flowloop to Enhance Testing

MAN Operating New Training Center

Exterran Buys Midcon Compression Assets

Exterran Partners is acquiring another 162 compression units, totaling 110,000 hp (82 MW), from MidCon Compression for US$135 million.

Kobelco Establishes Brazilian Subsidiary

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 Assimilates Axip’s Overseas Ops

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.

Gas Industry Responds to Cyber Attacks

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.

2015 Turbomachinery Symposium Seeks Papers

The Turbomachinery Laboratory is soliciting original papers for presentation at the 44th Turbomachinery and 31st Pump symposia in Houston on Sept. 14-17, 2015.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline Prequalifies Vendors

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is seeking companies to supply and install six gas turbine compressors for the 540 mile (870 km) pipeline it plans to build across Greece, Albania, and the Adriatic Sea to southern Italy.

Compass Compression Plans Expansion

Compass Compression Services Ltd. and Compass Compression Solutions Inc. will begin construction in July on a 75,000 sq.ft. (6970 m2) plant in Calgary’s Southeast Frontier Industrial Park.

Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications Is Hiring!

BP, CNOOC Sign 20-Year LNG Deal

BP and the China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) have agreed to a deal for the supply of up to 1.7 million tpy (1.5 million T/yr) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over 20 years starting in 2019.

Gas Storage Injections May Set Record

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported that strong injections recently boosted natural gas working inventories in the contiguous United States to 1606 Bcf (45.5 x 106 m3), but that still was an 11-year low for this time of year.

Vienna to Host 9th EFRC Conference

Motortech Opens Training Facility

Motortech has opened a newly constructed training center at its headquarters in Celle, Germany.

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