Nova Energy’s new 100MW McKee gas-fired plant to meet high demand
March 28 2013 -
Nova Energy’s new 100 MW, gas-fired Nova Energy McKee Power Plant in Taranaki was officially opened recently by Prime Minister Rt. Hon John Key. The power plant has a start up time of 15 minutes enabling it to respond quickly to rapid changes in electricity demand, so that if demand is high, electricity can be produced at short notice to meet those peaks.
GE awarded US$ 620m services contract in Australia
March 25 2013 -
GE Oil & Gas, a leading supplier of equipment and services for liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects worldwide, has received a US$620 million, 22-year contractual service agreement (CSA) to provide a broad range of advanced technology services for QGC’s Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant, off the east coast of Australia.
After taking a reorganization decision recently, Alstom has announced that it will lay off 80 of its 150-person work force at its new $300 million gas turbine manufacturing plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which was opened in 2010 and shipped its first unit in 2011. Citing a lack of orders for nuclear power components, Alstom's turbomachinery plant will slash its workforce to just 60 employees by year's end, an official said.
Alstom to supply GT13E2 gas turbine generators to 400 MW Chinese plant
March 22 2013 -
Alstom recently signed a contract with Harbin Turbine Company Limited (HTC) to supply two sets of GT13E2 gas turbine generators for Huaneng Power International’s (HPI) Suzhou combined heat and power plant. This is Alstom’s third gas turbine order awarded by HTC over the last nine months. The total contract value is approximately €40 million (US $52 million).
Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium at Qatar begins with robust program, impressive exhibition
March 18 2013 -
The 2nd Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium (METS 2) officially began March 18th, with an opening ceremony, during which His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy Industry and Chairman & Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum, delivered the keynote address and then led the formal ribbon cutting and opening of the exhibition, which will run until March 20, at the Qatar National Convention Center.
Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium at Qatar begins with impressive exhibition
March 18 2013 -
<p><span style="font-size: 13px;">The 2nd Middle East Turbomachinery Symposium (METS 2) officially began March 18th, with an opening ceremony, during which His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy Industry and Chairman & Managing Director of Qatar Petroleum, delivered the keynote address and then led the formal ribbon cutting and opening of the exhibition, which will run until March 20, at the Qatar National Convention Center.</span></p><p>H.E. Dr.
Wood Group GTS to consolidate heavy frame activities in Duncan
March 17 2013 -
Wood Group GTS has named its Duncan, S.C. facility as its center of excellence for heavy frame industrial gas turbine fuel nozzle and combustor repairs, including standard and Dry Low NOx (DLN) systems. The decision to consolidate heavy frame activities in Duncan follows an operational review of Wood Group GTS’ Duncan and East Windsor, Conn. service centers.
Daniel Bangs is General Manager of Doncasters Turbine Components Division
March 17 2013 -
Doncasters Group recently appointed Daniel Bangs as General Manager of their Turbine Components Division’s Storms Forge and New England Airfoil Products (NEAP) operations, according to an announcement by Craig Gooding, Managing Director of the Group’s Aerospace and Turbine Components Divisions.
Good Spring natural gas power plant upgraded to 330 MW
March 15 2013 -
Future Power PA Inc., a subsidiary of EmberClear Corp. has begun the process of obtaining equity financing for the 330 MW natural gas combined cycle (NGCC) electricity power plant (the Project) in Good Spring, Pennsylvania. The conclusion of the equity financing process is a necessary step towards construction and delivery of power by 2016.
The Project is being developed within the electricity market in the United States, and benefits from the expanding production and infrastructure for natural gas in the local Marcellus Shale area.