Improved GE 9EMax gas turbines to power projects in Malaysia

General Electric (GE) Power and Water, a division of General Electric Co, recently introduced its newly improved 9EMax gas turbine, which is expected to deliver up to 143 MW of power and up to 37 percent efficiency in simple cycle operations.

The new 9EMax gas turbines are expected to elevate the output and efficiency of the existing 9EMax gas turbines, and to open as much as RM19.2 million in new annual revenue opportunities per unit upgrade, in addition to about RM16 million in annual fuel savings.

Lloyd's Register approves gas turbine design for LNG ship

GE Marine and Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC) have jointly announced that they have received approval in principle (AiP) for a jointly developed gas turbine-powered LNG carrier design. The gas turbine will burn cargo boil off gas.

Siemens to equip 902 MW combined cycle plant in South Korea

Siemens will soon deliver the power island for Dangjin 4 combined cycle power plant in South Korea. The natural gas-fired 902 MW power plant is scheduled to come on line in the summer of 2017. The order volume for Siemens including a long-term service contract is $473 million.

GE Sprint gas turbines to power 97 MW plant in the Philippines

GE recently announced that its LM6000-PC Sprint gas turbines (jet engine-based aeroderivative gas turbines) have been chosen to power First Generation Corporation's (First Gen) Avion power plant in the Philippines.

New bearing isolator to be unveiled at Houston symposia

Flowserve Corporation, a provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced plans to debut its new Bearing Gard bearing isolator at the 2014 Turbomachinery and Pump Symposia in Houston on Tuesday, September 23, during a press conference at 3:30 p.m. in booth 1213.

Midstream infrastructure unblocks shale gas potential

Recoverable reserves of natural gas in the United States have increased enormously in recent years as a result of new production technologies such as horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. Previously locked into shale formations, the flow of gas from these deep rocks is increasing every day.

Capstone to deploy fifty C65 microturbines in Australia

Capstone Turbine Corporation, manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, recently announced that it has secured an order by Optimal Group for fifty Capstone C65s with integrated heat exchangers to be deployed in Australia. Optimal Group, Capstone's Australian distributor, placed the order for the microturbines, for the launch of an Optimal rental fleet.

Siemens hands over 1600MW Shuweihat S3 combined cycle plant in Abu Dhabi

Siemens and its Korean consortium partner Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. handed over into commercial operation the Shuweihat S3 combined cycle power plant (CCPP) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. With an installed electrical capacity of 1,600 MW, Shuweihat S3 will be operated by Shuweihat Asia O&M Company (SAOM).

Siemens has supplied the main components comprising four SGT5-4000F gas turbines, two SST5-4000 steam turbines, six generators (SGen5-1000A and SGen5-2000H), the electrical and SPPA-T3000 I&C (Instrumentation and Control) system.

Reducing noise pollution in North Sea

Turbo compressors are a loud noise source because of the high power and speed. Most compressors produce a strong tonal noise component that varies over a wide frequency range from 1,000 Hz to 4,000 Hz, depending on the speed of the compressor and the number of impeller blades.

Elliott to supply new equipment for Gulf Coast and Alberta

Elliott Group has been selected to replace an alkylation compressor train at a major Gulf Coast refinery. The project is expected to provide efficiency enhancements to eliminate process bottlenecks. The order includes a 46MBD4-4 compressor with a double flow configuration, driven by an SQV9 steam turbine, a lube oil console and a gas panel.

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