AEP Joins Effort To Build More Efficient CO2 Compression System

Investment grows in supersonic shockwave compression technology- by dj slater American Electric Power (AEP) has committed US$2 million to support the commercial development of advanced compression technology for carbon dioxide (CO2) as part of an ongoing initiative that includes the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Lab (NETL), Ramgen Power Systems LLC and Dresser-Rand. […]

Westinghouse Electric Co has officially opened its European Pump and Motor Maintenance and Repair Centre in Nivelles

Westinghouse Electric Co has officially opened its European Pump and Motor Maintenance and Repair Centre in Nivelles, Belgium, for nuclear energy customers in Europe. The new €6 million Westinghouse state-of-the-art workshop has been designed to perform work on multiple pumps and motors in parallel. It has easy truck access, a large-capacity crane (63T), and is […]

Consider CHP for LNG Vaporization

The conversion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to pipeline-quality gas requires large quantities of low-grade thermal energy that may be available from industrial waste streams, steam power plants, or ocean water at the point of discharging LNG from the tanker. Alternatively, heat may be provided by the combustion of LNG or another fuel. In either […]

Rolls-Royce Success in Nigeria

Rolls-Royce said it will deliver a further eight RB211 industrial gas turbines for Nigeria’s offshore oil and gas fields this year as part of contracts worth US$150 million from TOTAL. The units, for a FPSO vessel in the Usan field and a fixed offshore platform in the Ofon field, bring the total number of RB211s […]

GE Oil & Gas to Supply World's Largest Reactors for Italian Refinery

GE Oil & Gas has received a major contract to supply Italian energy company Eni S.p.A. with the largest refinery reactors of their type ever to be manufactured. The reactors will be a critical part of Eni Refining & Marketing Division’s project to boost production at its refinery in Sannazzaro, Italy. Financial terms of the […]

Update: What’s That Scrubber Going to Cost?

POWER published a summary of the flue gas desulfurization system scrubber cost survey conducted by the EUCG’s Fossil Productivity Committee in our July 2007 issue. Although the detailed results of the latest survey are proprietary to EUCG members that participated in it, we are privileged to present the newest summary data. The bottom line: Costs […]