Archive | January, 2013

Keystone XL or the Climate – a False Choice

The governor of Nebraska’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline’s route through his state has some opponents conjuring up old arguments and false choices in an attempt to gain traction against a project that could help create hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs, stimulate economic activity and help make America more energy secure. For example, […]

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Fluid ends designed for lower stress, longer life

GardnerDenver recently unveiled its latest innovation in fluid ends featuring its proprietary Falcon Technology. In its new TLS 10 fluid ends, the company has developed a twist-in retainer that does not require special alignment to the valve cover, as the gun-sight design of its counterpart does, but maintains compatibility with both. The result is lower […]

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Hacker International announces Henderson facility now licensee for Grant Prideco

Hacker International located in East Texas is pleased to announce that the Henderson Texas facility is now a licensee for Grant Prideco proprietary XT39 connections and for all *API connections. All threading is done under API Q-1 by experienced shop personnel.  With ten acres of yard space and ample pipe racks no job is so […]

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Caterpillar Unveils Increased Power Ratings for CM Offshore Oil and Gas Generator Sets

New ratings available for offshore drilling and production  Houston, Texas– Caterpillar Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of higher rated Cat® 12CM32C and 16CM32C generator sets, offering industry-leading power densities.  Designed specifically for offshore drilling and production applications including drillships, semi-submersible rigs, FPSOs and production platforms, these generator sets offer 560 bkW per cylinder, […]

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