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Natural Gas Engine targets gas compression applications.

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November 17, 2009 - Rated 3,375 bhp at 1,000 rpm, 12-cylinder Model 12V275GL includes Engine System Manager, which optimizes engine performance by integrating spark timing control, turbocharger control, speed governing, knock detection, start-stop control, diagnostic tools, fault logging, engine safeties, and air/fuel ratio control. In addition, engine includes factory-mounted lube oil and cooling systems, and oil filtration system with plate-type oil cooler and spin-on disposable lube oil filter elements.

Waukesha Engine Dresser Inc.

1000 W. St. Paul Ave., Waukesha, WI, 53188, USA

Original Press Release

Dresser Waukesha Introduces 12-Cylinder High Performance Engine for Gas Compression Applications

Press release date: November 11, 2009

New 12V275GL Engine Delivers 8 % More Power than Predecessor

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Dresser Waukesha, a leading manufacturer of natural gas engines that deliver clean, cost-effective power, has introduced the 12-cylinder 12V275GL engine, the latest in Dresser Waukesha's 275GL(TM) Series, a new generation of high-performance engines for gas compression applications.

The new 12V275GL engine is rated at 3375 bhp at 1000 rpm - eight percent higher than its predecessor, the 12-cylinder ATGL®. With design and engineering updates as well as an enhanced engine control system, the new engine is designed to maximize efficiency and minimize fuel costs while greatly simplifying and improving packaging, operation and service. At the same time, the new 12V275GL engine retains the robust construction and reliable operation for which its predecessor ATGL model is known.

"Based on my experience with this engine platform and the ESM control system, the new 12V275GL will deliver improved load response, fuel tolerance, and starting capability," said Ron Delisle, director of compression sales and engineering, Propak Systems Ltd. "When you combine these performance enhancements with the higher power rating and the packagability upgrades, I believe Waukesha has created a world-class natural gas engine."

Standard on 275GL Series engines is an enhanced version of Waukesha's reliable, easy-to-use total engine control system, the Engine System Manager (ESM®). ESM optimizes engine performance and maximizes uptime by integrating spark timing control, turbocharger control, speed governing, knock detection, start-stop control, diagnostic tools, fault logging, engine safeties and air/fuel ratio (AFR) control. ESM is factory-mounted, calibrated and tested to minimize on-site set-up requirements.

Engines in the 275GL Series also are equipped with factory-mounted lube oil and cooling systems, which reduce the time and cost required to design, fabricate, and integrate the engine into a compressor package. Other features include an upgraded oil filtration system with plate-type oil cooler and spin-on disposable lube oil filter elements, and quick disconnects for ignition coils and thermocouples. In addition, improvements to the fuel and exhaust systems of the 12V275GL create a more standardized platform between the 12 and 16-cylinder models.

More detailed information on Dresser Waukesha 275GL Series engines is available using these links to Dresser Waukesha's website: 275GL Series Brochure http://www.dresserwaukesha.com/documents/1426.pdf
275GL Series White Paper http://www.dresserwaukesha.com/documents/7096_0309.pdf
12V275GL Specification Sheet http://www.dresserwaukesha.com/documents/7094_0709.pdf

About Dresser Waukesha
Dresser Waukesha is a leading manufacturer of natural gas engines that deliver clean, cost-effective power. Waukesha® engines are operating around the world in power generation, gas compression and other mechanical drive applications. Dresser Waukesha, based in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA also packages engine-generator sets and DC switchgear controls for the distributed generation market. www.dresser.com/waukesha

About Dresser Inc.
Dresser Inc. is a global leader in providing highly-engineered infrastructure products for the global energy industry. Leading brand names within the Dresser portfolio include Dresser Wayne® retail fueling systems, Waukesha® natural gas-fired engines, Masoneilan® control valves, Consolidated® pressure relief valves, and ROOTS® blowers and rotary gas meters. The company has manufacturing and customer service facilities strategically located worldwide and a sales presence in more than 100 countries. www.dresser.com

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