Rotating Equipment

FS-Elliott opens new US compressor service hub

FS-Elliott’s service center houses the global services group, a team of professionals responsible for providing a full portfolio of support including remote technical assistance, operation and maintenance training, and performance upgrades designed to further improve machinery operation.

Elliott Group opens China turbomachinery center for downstream plants

The new facility in Tianjin will repair and maintain rotating equipment for customers in the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, refining, and coal industries.

Phillips 66 picks Elliott to supply compressor train for Sweeny refinery

The project will enable the refinery to meet the requirements set forth by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Tier 3 clean fuels standards, according to Phillips 66.

Pentair to expand Korean ball valves facility

The expanded facility enables Pentair to supply ball valves for local projects, offering Korean EPC customers high-quality products, shorter lead times and cost savings.

KMG Chemicals acquires US valve lubricants, sealants group Val-Tex

Located in Houston, Val-Tex is a preferred provider of cost-effective valve lubricants primarily to the oil and gas storage, pipeline and gas distribution markets.

Top seven causes for lost olefin production

Cagnolatti, C. L., HSB Solomon Associates LLC

Long-term trends in production losses, showing total loss production measured in seven biennial studies, are discussed in this article to determine if these losses are increasing or decreasing over time.

Use multistage integrated chilling to increase ammonia production

Arora, V. K., Kinetics Process Improvements, Inc.

A new revamp approach for ammonia plants uses multistage integrated chilling (MIC). The MIC scheme provides an option that avoids expensive compressor upgrades for incremental improvements in ammonia production, with energy efficiency improvements up to 15%.

MAN supplies compressor to record air separation project in South Africa

With a production capacity of 5,000 tpd of oxygen, the ultra-modern facility pushes the technical boundaries that have existed up to now, also with regard to efficiency, reliability and safety.

Cameron LNG picks Elliott to supply compressors

When the new liquefaction facility becomes operational in 2018, it will enable bi-directional service between the terminal and the liquefaction plant.

Contain ‘normal’ leakage from primary seals

Smith, R., Shaw, S., AESSEAL plc

Dry containment seals have gained popularity over the last few decades and provided reliable service. The refinery sector has used this sealing technology to limit fugitive emissions in a cost-effecti..