Processing Plants

New Developments in Vietnam

With GDP expansion expected to reach nearly 5% in 2009, Vietnam enjoys a robust economic backdrop that favours industrial development. The industrial gas market in Vietnam supports traditional industrial sectors such as steel, glass, construction, chemicals and automobile, but also high technologies. Air Liquide, the historical leader in North Vietnam, is currently undergoing new developments in...

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Processing Plants

Parkinson Technologies Adds 7-Layer Capability To Marshall & Williams Pilot Lab

Parkinson Technologies recently completed the installation and testing of a versatile new Cloeren 7-Layer Variable Geometry (VG(TM)) Feedblock and 20" Epoch(TM) Extrusion Die, significantly broadening existing multilayer capabilities for customers using their film/sheet extrusion and biaxial orientation pilot lab. "This arrangement not only enables us to make wider films with more layers than was...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Siemens Receives First Order for Its Flex-Plant 30 Power Island Solution in U.S. Order Value is Approx. USD 140 Million

Erlangen, Germany, August 10, 2009 - Siemens Energy has been awarded a contract from Northern California Power Agency (NCPA) for the supply of a Flex-Plant(TM) 30 power island. The 280-MW, natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant will be located in Lodi, California, and will generate highly efficient and environmentally friendly power. The Flex-Plant 30 concept is unique because of its...

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Siemens Enjoys Success with Its SPPA-T3000 I&C System in China
Electrical Power Generators

Siemens Enjoys Success with Its SPPA-T3000 I&C System in China

Already installed in 36 Chinese power plant units Together with its joint venture partner Shanghai Electric Power Generation Equipment Co., Ltd. (SEPG), Siemens Energy has received a new order for delivery of its SPPA-T3000 I&C system and for gas turbine components for four SGT5-4000F units. The customer is the power provider Shenergy Company Ltd. The components are to be used in the LNG-fueled...

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Gas Generators

Middle-East: Start-Up of New Units

The Middle East economies continue to grow, generating many different needs for industrial gases. Following the acquisition of the Al Khafrah Industrial Gases Company in Saudi Arabia announced on last July 08th, Air Liquide is pursuing its development in the Middle-East. In Oman, the local subsidiary Air Liquide Sohar Industrial Gases" has commissioned a new nitrogen unit to serve the needs of...

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Processing Plants

Start-up of Two Very Large Air Separation Units in China

Air Liquide announces the start-up of two very large Air Separation Units (ASU), producing together 4,000 tonnes of gaseous oxygen per day, to supply oxygen, nitrogen and argon to Shagang steel mills in Zhanjiagang, located in China's Jiangsu Province. As announced on March 13, 2007, Air Liquide invested around 90 million to meet the needs of its customer, who decided to outsource its growing...

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Power Plants

Clean Power from Africa

Siemens supports the Desertec initiative with environmentally friendly technology Erlangen, Germany, July 13, 2009 - Along with other industrial companies, Siemens Energy is participating in the Desertec initiative to provide sustainable power to Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. A corresponding Memorandum of Understanding was signed today in Munich. Environmentally friendly power...

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Processing Plants

Air Products' New AP-X® LNG Technology Placed On-Stream at World's Largest LNG Process Train in Qatar

Production Capacity 50 Percent Larger Than Current LNG Production Trains LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., July 1 -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a global leader in liquefied natural gas (LNG) technology, today announced that its new AP-X® liquefaction process technology, which increases single train LNG production capacity over the current generation of LNG process trains by approximately 50 percent, was...

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Expansion of Solar Business Advancing Very Well - Siemens Receives First Photovoltaic Order from Statkraft
Power Plants

Expansion of Solar Business Advancing Very Well - Siemens Receives First Photovoltaic Order from Statkraft

Erlangen, Germany, June 25, 2009 - Siemens Energy has received an order from Italy for turnkey construction of a large ground-based photovoltaic plant. Purchaser is the Norwegian utility Statkraft. The plant with a peak output of 3.3 megawatts will be built in Casale in the vicinity of Rome and supply over 1200 Italian households with eco-friendly electricity. As general contractor Siemens will...

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Electrical Power Generators

A Milestone for Cleaner Coal Technology: Key Equipment Arrives at Duke Energy's IGCC Plant in Indiana

ATLANTA--24 June 2009-- Marking a significant step forward in the use of cleaner coal technology to help meet the country's future energy requirements, the first major pieces of equipment have arrived at Duke Energy's Integrated Gasification Combined-Cycle (IGCC) plant in Edwardsport, Ind. Using GE IGCC technology, the plant is expected to be the largest cleaner coal IGCC facility of its type in...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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