Install Scrubbers or Switch to Natural Gas EPA Tells Okla Coal Plant Operators

A Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) proposed on Monday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asks three Oklahoma coal-fired power plant operators to install technology or switch to natural gas to control air emissions. The agency said the plants, built more than 30 years ago, did not meet regional haze requirements under the Clean Air […]

UOP Separex membrane system has been selected for the removal of contaminants from natural gas

The UOP Separex membrane system has been selected for the removal of contaminants from natural gas produced from a large shale formation found in British Columbia. Apache Corp will use the UOP Separex membrane system from Honeywell to remove carbon dioxide from shale gas at its operations in the Horn River Basin of northeastern British […]

New Natural Gas–Fired Projects on an Upswing

By Britt Burt Over the past decade, the development of new natural gas – fired generating assets has been similar to an amusement park roller coaster ride — very high peaks and the lowest of lows, with fast and stomach-churning movement between. Expect the ride to continue into the near future. The power industry is […]

LARGEST NATURAL GAS RECIPROCATING ENGINE PLANT

Owned by Cogentrix and located near Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., the Plains End I plant consists of 20 Wärtsilä 18V34SG gen-sets, which started commercial operation in 2002. In 2006, Cogentrix purchased an additional 14 Wärtsilä 20V34SG gen-sets, extending the existing site with “Plains End II.” The new extension was handed over in May 2008, and is […]