HHP Summit Tier 4F Workshop on Oct. 13

August 31, 2016 in E&P Operations, Education, Event/Meeting, HHP Summit 2016, Regulations, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

E&P Sector Faces Substantial Impacts from EPA Rule

Organizers of HHP Summit 2016, working with exhibitors Caterpillar and Cummins, are preparing a special workshop on the U.S. EPA’s Tier 4 regulations governing E&P operations. Full implementation of the rule is imminent, “and the impacts on drilling and pressure pumping operations will be substantial” as operators in the U.S. and Canada have approximately one year to purchase Tier 4F-compliant equipment.

Cummins for PGE-Universal Fracking

February 7, 2013 in Dual Fuel, E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

QSK50 Engines Being Converted for Dual Fuel in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania General Energy and Universal Well Services are using Cummins QSK50 engines converted to dual fuel operation with Cummins kits for hydraulic fracturing. The target is 70% diesel displacement.

Cummins for Gas Mine Trucks, and Drilling

October 8, 2012 in E&P Operations, LNG, Mining by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dual-Fuel Technology for Mining and E&P, Upfit Kits Too

Cummins has disclosed plans for natural gas-diesel dual-fuel engines, beginning with the 16-cylinder, 60-liter QSK60 for mine-haul trucks, and is talking up duel-fuel engines for oil and gas production, initially the 50-liter QSK50, as well.

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