Edit ModuleShow Tags

Cat Issues Upgrade For G3516 LE Engines

The upgrade kit allows operators to modify existing engines


Published:

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

The upgrade kit allows operators to modify existing engines to a lower emission configuration, enabling operation at 0.5 or 1.0 g/bhp-hr NTE NOx levels.

Caterpillar said the upgrade is an economic, minimally invasive solution that allows the engine to offer the same power, 1340 bhp (1 MW) at 1400 rpm, and fuel tolerance while increasing altitude and turndown capability.

New components in the kit include a two-stage aftercooler, venture fuel mixer, turbochargers, oil cooler, air cleaners, gas shutoff valve and software. Existing engines must have the ADEM A3 engine control module, air fuel ratio control (AFRC) and a NOx sensor. Upgrade kits also are available to bring engines up to this configuration.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Archive »

Voith Turbo Opens New Houston Headquarters

Voith Turbo, a specialist for intelligent drive systems and products in the oil and gas sector, opened its new Houston, Texas headquarters for the Power, Oil & Gas Division for its Americas region.

Wood Group Acquires Beta Machinery Analysis

Wood Group has acquired Beta Machinery Analysis, a Calgary-based engineering consultancy specializing in advanced vibration analysis, in a US$14.3 million deal.

Siemens Gets EU Approval On Dresser-Rand Acquisition

The EU Commission has approved Siemens’ acquisition of Dresser-Rand. Siemens plans to close the US$7.8 billion transaction by the end of June.

EIA: Natural Gas Prices Drop Across The Country

Natural gas prices declined in all market locations across the country during the June 17 to June 24 reporting week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Pump Summit Americas Issues Call For Papers