ERN - 22 October 2018

2018 Mechanical Drive Order Survey

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide’s Mechanical Drive Order Survey is devoted to engine orders for mechanical drive applications including pumps, compressors, oil exploration machinery, rail and other industrial applications. The Power Generation Order Survey...
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PW Power Systems Moves Into Oil & Gas Industry

PW Power Systems said that it will supply a 30 MW aeroderivative gas turbine generators to its first customer in the oil and gas production industry. The FT8 MOBILEPAC will be delivered to U.S. Well...

New Generation Thrusters

Caterpillar Marine has launched its latest generation of azimuth thrusters. The new MTA v3 thruster is based on the design of the v2 and is built in accordance with Caterpillar’s CPS procedure for maximum...

Ferries Going LNG Dual Fuel

Caterpillar Marine announced that Spanish shipping company Baleària will convert three of its ferries from diesel to LNG dual fuel using Caterpillar and MaK technology. Caterpillar Marine dealer Finanzauto will perform the engine conversion,...

GE Capital’s Energy Financial Services Selling Energy Investment Portfolio

GE said it was selling an energy investment portfolio to Apollo Global Management as it continues to shed parts of its business. Although terms of the deal were not disclosed, the companies said the package...

A Twist On Air Starters

TDI has introduced the TurboTwister line compact turbine air starters designed to enable one basic model configuration to serve engine sizes ranging from 20-150 L. “TurboTwister is the result of many conversations with customers about...

Opra Names van Riet CEO

OPRA Turbines said Juha van Riet has assumed the role of chief executive officer and reports to the company's Supervisory Board. van Riet holds a Master of Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the University...

Evolutionary Development

Upgrading the performance of gas turbines has been common since the first gas turbines were introduced more than a hundred years ago. Often turbines were introduced with relatively conservative outputs and efficiencies followed by...

Siemens Acquiring Russelectric

Siemens announced plans to acquire Massachusetts-based Russelectric, a manufacturer of power control systems including paralleling switchgear and automatic transfer switches. Siemens said the acquisition will bring together the companies’ complementary advanced electrical power portfolios and...

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