Elliott has closed its Missouri Service Center

In July, Elliott closed its Barnhart, Missouriservice center, known as Elliott MVP Services.
Mike Lordi, Vice President,Global Service, said, “After careful evaluation of ourservice center capacity, we have decided to consolidate the operations of our St. Louisservice center with those of our Crown Point, Indiana service center; Jacksonville , Florida service center, and Elliott’s US Field Service operations.”

Oil-fired Siemens F-class demonstrates 25 ppm NOx

Siemens builds on its successful SGT6-5000F gas turbine platform with a step change in NOx emissions while firing fuel oil by demonstrating 25 ppm NOx emissions with water injection. The current industry standard is 42 ppm for other OEM F-Class gas turbines.

Co-Re-based alloys: a new material for gas turbines

It is estimated that future gas turbines will function at temperatures 200⁰C higher than those of today and that the materials currently in use cannot withstand such high temperatures. So there is a need to investigate new materials capable of resisting very severe temperature conditions and the heavy load on modern gas turbines.

225MW gas turbine plant in Myanmar to cost $40m

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is planning to invest $40 million in a 225MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant at Mandalay in Myanmar, in the form of debt financing. The project facilities will occupy about 11.6 hectares and the project site will be situated within a larger 280-hectare government-owned site.

Black & Veatch to come up with $600m combined cycle project in New Jersey

Black & Veatch has recently been selected to perform engineering, procurement and construction management (EpCM) services for PSEG Power’s 540 MW Sewaren 7 combined-cycle project, at a cost of $600 million. 
The new dual-fuel gas turbine project, being developed to deliver power to the PJM market in time for the summer of 2018, is likely to begin construction in 2016 at PSEG’s existing power station site in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

California plant to use Dresser-Rand's KG2 turbine technology

Dresser-Rand and Ener-Core have made progress with scaling Ener-Core's Power Oxidizer, a technology that allows normally unusable waste gas as viable fuel to generate electricity.

Siemens unveils lightweight aeroderivative gas turbine for offshore industry

Siemens recently launched its new lightweight aeroderivative gas turbine, the industrial RB211-GT30, for the offshore oil and gas industry. The combined expertise of Rolls-Royce Energy and Dresser-Rand, which supplied a significant share of the 20MW to 40MW offshore power generation on FPSOs worldwide will be used to offer better solutions for the offshore market, Siemens said.

Alstom upgrades gas turbines at Brazilian combined cycle plant

Alstom recently completed the implementation of the first M-upgrades on two GT11N2 gas turbines installed in Central Geradora Termelétrica Fortaleza (CGTF), a combined cycle power plant owned by Enel in northeast Brazil. 
The M-upgrade is a product developed by Alstom that is said to enhance power output, efficiency and availability of the gas turbine in a flexible way through extended intervals between outages. In the case of CGTF, the product increased the capacity by more than 8MW for each gas turbine.

453MW natural gas power plant connects to German grid

France-based Alstom and German utility RheinEnergi recently synchronized the 453MW Niehl3 power plant in Cologne with the German electricity grid. The facility generates both heat and power from natural gas, and is based on Alstom's KA26 combined-cycle plant design. Both the companies had signed the agreement to develop the facility in 2012.

Elliott Group opens new service center in India

Elliott Group recently opened a 3,530 sq. m. turbomachinery service center in the Bidadi Industrial Area southwest of Bengaluru, India. The new facility, located near the Bangalore-Mysore expressway, will repair and maintain rotating equipment for customers in the oil & gas, chemical, petrochemical, refining, and coal industries. 


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