Tag: gas turbine

Energy & Utilities

Technological developments for the gas turbine industry – Which are the most promising?

In the lead up to the Gas Turbines Asia-Pacific Conference we asked members from a global "Gas Turbine Users Linkedin group” what they felt was the ‘next big thing’ in terms of technological developments in the gas turbines industry. Judging by the responses below, there seems to be a major emphasis on lowering emissions from gas turbines. Do you agree?…

6 Jan 2016, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Fact or fable? Gas turbine oil change can resolve varnish related issues

Maintaining reliable and efficient machinery is the aim of the game for gas turbine users operating Australian plants, but all too often expensive reliability issues can be the direct cause of oil degradation. Fluitec International’s Pierre Vanderkelen spoke to us about the pitfalls of lubrication varnish and the typical symptoms that might indicate evidence of…

5 Nov 2015, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Gas Turbines Conference 2014 – What did you miss?

Our Australian Gas Turbines Conference took place in Melbourne last month and celebrated its 15th anniversary milestone with a comprehensive conference program that included a breadth of topical case studies and technical papers addressing gas turbine operations, maintenance and inspection. See the top 3 technical presentations viewed online: 1. What are the Training, testing and operational…

19 Dec 2014, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

What are the most promising technological developments for the gas turbine industry?

In the lead up to the 15th Anniversary Gas Turbines Conference we asked members from a global Gas Turbine Users Linkedin group" what they felt was the ‘next big thing’ in terms of technological developments in the gas turbines industry. We managed to compile the best responses in the one blog post below, and judging by the answers there seems…

17 Oct 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

3 interesting facts for gas turbine vibration issues

If you are a gas turbine engineer, solving vibration problems is an issue that you may be dealing with.  We spoke with Chris White of SVT Perth and asked him to share 3 little facts on vibration implications for gas turbines. Did you know? Manufacturers own permissible acceptance test levels for most gas turbines are…

18 Sep 2014, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Technology

Q&A: Insights on gas turbine operation and maintenance

In the lead up to the 15th Anniversary of the Australian Gas Turbine Conference, we had the opportunity to speak with Sam Moots of Colorado Energy Management, where he shed light on how to improve power plant efficiency with gas turbines. Sam is Production Manager at the Brush and ManChief Electric Generation Facilities in Colorado (US), where he oversees…

8 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights