Dresser-Rand, a supplier of rotating equipment solutions to the worldwide oil, gas, petrochemical, and process industries, has finalized a collaborative research agreement (CRA) with King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). The company recently participated in the 2nd Annual KFUPM Research Day to highlight activity taking place under the research agreement.
With a rating of up to 60 MW, Siemens Energy's SST-400 GEO steam turbine for geothermal applications combines the casing and turbine-generator package (gearbox, generator and base frame) of the Siemens SST-400 steam turbine with the steam path technologies developed, tested and applied by the steam turbine service provider TurboCare. The SST-400 GEO steam turbine can be deployed in geothermal power plants with different thermal fluids.
As gas turbine technology continues to advance and fuel quality varies along with growing expectations of longer life, higher efficiency and reduced maintenance requirements, intake filter selection has become increasingly important.
Below are excerpts from the paper "Strategy for selecting optimized technologies for gas turbine air inlet filtration systems" presented by Stephen D. Hiner of GE Energy at the ASME/IGTI expo in Vancouver in 201.
NAES Corporation, a broad-based provider of services to the energy industry, announces the addition of William (Will) Day as Vice President and General Manager of the NAES Power Contractors office in Hillsboro, OR. Will is responsible for all activities for NAES Power Contractors emanating from the Hillsboro office.
The global nuclear industry remains buoyant despite the Fukushima disaster, and Russia is looking to Western partners as it expands its investments both at home and abroad, Sergei Kirienko, the former Prime Minister of Russia and director general of Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom, told investors today in London.
Colfax Fluid Handling, a business of Colfax Corporation, has announced a contract with Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. to provide pumps for the Rabigh Power Plant #2 (Saudi Arabia) Power Station Stage 6 Expansion. Colfax Fluid Handling supplies fluid-handling solutions for critical applications.
PRÜFTECHNIK AG and Aimil Ltd are bringing their cooperation to the next level. A joint venture established under the name PRÜFTECHNIK Aimil Technical Services Limited started operation on 1 September 2011. Combining expertise of both partners, high-end machinery service will be offered in South Asia. Special focus will be placed on turbine alignment, turbine diaphragm alignment and thermal growth measurements, setting new standards for precision machinery service in the region.