Magnetic bearings

SKF today announced it will supply magnetic bearings to two new major gas projects in Australia. SKF’s S2M magnetic bearings will equip the natural gas treatment turbo expanders for the Ichthys Gas Field project and the Prelude first FLNG barge. 

China 9FB

GE Energy has announced a variety of deals to provide gas turbines for power plants across China as the country embarks on a long-term plan to improve air quality. 

In Beijing, the Atlanta-based company will supply three 9FB gas turbines to the Datang Gaojing power plant, which will have 1,378 MW of generating capacity when construction is completed.

hermetically sealed compressor

MAN Diesel & Turbo wins order to deliver a complete compressor system to extend a gas storage cavern in Staßfurt (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) from RWE, one of Germany’s largest electricity and gas suppliers.

aeroderivative Sakhalin

Two GE LM6000-PF Sprint gas turbines have been commissioned at a combined heat and power plant (CHP-1) in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, owned by OJSC (RAO Energy System of East).

Wood Group Pratt & Whitney

Wood Group GTS has secured a contract with Pasadena Water & Power (PWP) for repair and restoration of the GT-1 generating unit at their Glenarm Power Plant in Pasadena, California.

crane nuclear

\"\"Testing has begun ona major component in the construction of two new nuclear units at Plant Vogtle 3 and 4 - a 560-foot tall heavy lift derrick, one of the biggest cranes in the world.

Steel mill Japan

JFE Steel Corporation has ordered a GE 9E gas turbine as well as a GE-designed 9A5 generator and associated equipment at its new 150 MW combined-cycle power plant. JFE's East Japan works produces about 8 million tons of crude steel annually, according to JFE.

blast furnace gas

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd in collaboration with Sinosteel Equipment & Engineering Co Ltd of China has received an order for two blast furnace gas fired gas turbine combined cycle power generation plants from Baotou Iron & Steel Co Ltd also of China. The power plants will be installed in Baogang expansion of their steelworks with the aim of effectively utilizing exhaust gas from blast furnaces and coke ovens on the premises to meet part of its electricity needs. MHI is the world's leader in the BFG-GTCC power generation system market.

FlexPlant

\"\"In an opening ceremony on August 10, 2012, Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) officially dedicated the Lodi Energy Center (LEC). The new plant with an installed capacity of 300 MW is located in Lodi, California.

thermal analysis bearings heat exchangers

One of the most important factors that should be considered in the design (and operation) of any turbomachinery is the thermal structure (or the thermal arrangement). Appropriate materials, cooling systems and insulations (or thermal shields) should be selected for turbomachinery based on a proper thermal analysis.

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