Japan's LNG dependence

\"\"Japan’s dependence on liquefied natural gas (LNG) will continue into the next decade, according to a poll of delegates at the World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur recently.

(An LNG tanker)

Dresser-Rand repair facility in UK


Dresser-Rand clients can get their gas and steam turbine repairs performed here

A new 20,000-square foot Dresser-Rand Turbine Technology Services facility in Peterborough provides high quality repairs on industrial gas turbines, similar to the F-class repair facility in Houston, Texas. This is in addition to the service and repairs already provided for the steam turbines and gas compressors manufactured at the facility.

MHI to develop triple combined power system


Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced recently that it would develop basic technologies for a triple combined cycle power generation system, which integrates solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) with a gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power generation system.

GE technology for Iraq’s new power plant

The Iraq Ministry of Electricity (MOE) has recently commissioned the new Taji power plant featuring GE technology, comprising four Frame 6B gas turbines, located 20 kilometers northeast of Baghdad. Taji Plant is expected to add 160MW of additional capacity to the Iraqi power grid and help meet the country's energy needs.

APR Energy contract in Latin America

APR Energy recently signed a new 100MW contract in Latin America to provide its fast-track, temporary power solutions. The agreement provides for dual-fuel gas turbines to address anticipated supply shortages and seasonal demand requirements for the customer.

Alstom wins Chinese contract


Alstom's GT13E2 gas turbine generator was selected for the combined cycle plant.

Myanmar to hire gas turbines from Japan

Myanmar will hire three 120MW gas turbines from Japan and buy a dozen heavy-duty generators from the United States and Singapore shortly, to ease the country 's power shortage, according to a report. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of an international conference on future of Asia held in Tokyo during the second half of May.

LM6000 Israel gas turbine

GE has shipped 12 LM6000-PC Sprint aeroderivative gas turbine-generators to the Dorad Energy power plant in Ashkelon, Israel, to fulfill part of its $200 million contract with Wood Group GTS. The plant will play a critical role in enhancing the reliability of Israel’s electric system and will be the largest, and one of the first, independent power plants built in Israel since the country deregulated its electricity markets several years ago.

Turboden waste heat

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Trent Dolphin



Rolls-Royce has been awarded contracts worth $136 million to supply technology and long-term services support to Dolphin Energy Limited which transports natural gas from Qatar to the United Arab Emirates and Oman via a 364 km subsea pipeline.

(Ras Laffan processing plant)


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