January 2014


Valerus Gets Work on Two Stations

Valerus Field Solutions has received a US$62 million contract to provide engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of two compressor stations in Doddridge County, West Virginia, for Crestwood Midstream Partners.
Cat Issues Upgrade For G3516 LE Engines

Cat Issues Upgrade For G3516 LE Engines

Caterpillar Oil & Gas has released a low-emission upgrade kit for select G3516 LE petroleum engines used in gas compression applications.

Valerus Compression Services Renamed ‘Axip’

Axip Energy Services is the new name for Valerus Compression Services, which began operating as a stand-alone company on Jan. 3 when Valerus Field Solutions was sold to Kentz Corp. for US$435 million.

Compressor Stations Lambasted At Meetings

The public outcry over the safety of compressor stations reached a new high in the month of January.

Cameron May Sell Centrifugal Business

Cameron, which announced Jan. 20 that it was selling its reciprocating compression business to GE for US$550 million, also is considering the sale of its centrifugal compression business.