Edit ModuleShow Tags

Hoerbiger Notes HydroCOM Milestone

JX Nippon Oil & Energy gets the 1000th HydroCOM


Published:

Hoerbiger will ship its 1000th HydroCOM compressor control system to JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corp.

JX ordered its first HydroCOM compressor control system a decade ago and since then has bought 20 systems. In July it ordered nine more units, one of which will be the 1000th HydroCOM built by Hoerbiger.

The unit will be used on a 1676 hp (1250 kW) combined compressor handling hydrogen at JX Holdings’s Negishi refinery.

Hoerbiger developed the stepless capacity control system for reciprocating compressors in 1996. HydroCOM, which is uses electromechanical valve actuators, will soon be complemented by an all-electric version.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Recent Articles

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.