EPA and US Coast Guard partner to protect US waters

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Coast Guard (USCG) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to increase efforts to prevent and enforce against illegal discharges of pollutants from vessels, such as cruise ships and oil tankers. The USCG has agreed to incorporate components of EPA’s vessel general permit program into its […]

Beating The Heat

EagleBurgmann develops 390 mm gas seal that can withstand temperature of 250°C in Chinese blast furnace, by roberta prandi Wuhan Iron and Steel Co. Ltd. awarded GE Oil & Gas a contract in 2007 to build a blast furnace gas-fired combined-cycle power plant for its steel production plant in Wuhan, China. While designing the compressors […]

Wood Group sells Well Support division to GE

GE Oil & Gas is acquiring John Wood Group plc’s Well Support division, including its electric submersible pump business, in a US$2.8 billion deal. Wood Group’s Well Support division has three business platforms: ESP (electric submersible pumps), Pressure Control and Logging Services. The Well Support division had 2010 revenues of US$947 million and EBITDA of […]

Vereniging Gasturbine Becomes DGTA

The Vereniging Gasturbine (VGT) has changed its name to Dutch Gas Turbine Association (DGTA). This signifies the internationalization of the gas turbine sector and of the DGTA members, a substantial part of which has a non-Dutch mother company, DGTA said. DGTA is the sector association for the gas turbine industry in the Netherlands. It acts […]

Ports Pick Seawater Scrubber For Exhaust Emissions

Ports Pick Seawater Scrubber For Exhaust Emissions Hamworthy to supply Krystallon exhaust gas cleaning to container vessel by amanda m. klemp U.K.-based Hamworthy has been selected to supply its Krystallon exhaust gas cleaning system for container vessel APL England, which travels between Asia and the United States out of the Ports of Los Angeles and […]