Siemens has manufactured and tested the largest geared compressor rotor in the world at its facility in Duisburg, Germany.
GE Oil & Gas has been awarded a contract to supply gas turbine-driven compressors for a third natural gas liquefaction train for the Tangguh expansion.
Garo’s AB4000R liquid ring compressor, a new frame and expansion of the Garo two stage compressor series can provide up to 7% higher efficiency over competing liquid ring compressors in this range.
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Sundyne announced a new series of fit-for-purpose centrifugal gas compressors, which are ideal for applications associated with the power generation market.
An aging ethylene plant historically suffered from plant run length limiting compressor fouling that resulted in a loss of polytropic efficiency and intercooler backpressure buildup.
Machinery quality assessment (MQA) is similar to bid conditioning, and both relate to structured efforts.
When a scheduled maintenance task at a refinery in Germany revealed the need for a new rotor assembly, working with local independent specialists enabled the team responsible to improve the design and performance of the compressor without further interruption to service.
In most process plants, it is unusual to install a pressure safety valve (PSV) to centrifugal pump and compressor discharge, but some PSVs are needed and are installed to protect the system against miscellaneous scenarios that could create overpressure in the system.
The contract, which was renewed for three years with an option to extend, covers a minimum of 80 spare turbine and compressor rotors for Petrobras refineries in Brazil.