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Devon Saves with Cat DGB Field Gas

December 28, 2015 in Dual Fuel, E&P Operations, HHP Summit 2015 by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Caterpillar Dynamic Gas Blending Equipment Results in
$1 Million Net Savings as Diesel Use Is More than Halved

Devon Energy reduced diesel fuel consumption by 52% for its Cana Woodford drilling rigs in Oklahoma this year by switching its Caterpillar engines to field gas-diesel dual fuel operation using Cat DGB/dynamic gas blending equipment.
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Caterpillar G3306B Is EPA-Certified

March 25, 2015 in CNG, E&P Operations, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Spark-Ignition Generator Set for Oilfield Use

Caterpillar reports U.S. EPA mobile and stationary certification of its all-natural gas, spark-ignition G3306B oilfield generator set, and says it’s “the first Cat power solution to achieve this distinction.”

The spark-ignition, all-natural gas Cat G3306B genset is the first of its kind to win U.S. EPA mobile and stationary certification, the manufacturer says.

The spark-ignition, all-natural gas Cat G3306B genset is the first of its kind to win U.S. EPA mobile and stationary certification, the manufacturer says.

The G3306B is used primarily in land production applications, Cat says, where it can produce upwards of 130 kilowatts of power.

“Our customers have been asking for an EPA certified solution in this specific power node and we’re pleased the G3306B certified generator set is now available to them,” Caterpillar Oil & Gas engineering project team lead Eric Seubring said in a release.

‘Increased Flexibility’

“For customers,” he said, “key benefits of a mobile and stationary EPA-certified solution include increased flexibility to move power throughout regions providing enhanced mobility of their fleet and the ability to operate power in island mode.”

The G3306B offers 70% load step acceptance while operating on a wide range of gas quality – from wellhead gas to pipeline quality.

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Source: Caterpillar Oil & Gas with HHP Insight follow-up

First Frack with 100% Field Gas

September 18, 2013 in E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

EQT Corp and Green Field Energy Services Do It in Pennsylvania

EQT Corp and Green Field Energy Services this week reported the first successful completion of multiple fracturing stages using pumps powered by 100% field gas.
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EQT Trumpets ‘Green Drilling’ with Field Gas

October 4, 2012 in E&P Operations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

West Virginia Site Uses On-Site Gas to Power Drill

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp has released details about a second West Virginia drilling rig commissioned for natural gas operation, in this case using “field” gas from on-site production to lower costs “and reduce truck traffic related to diesel deliveries, which in turn lessens the overall environmental footprint.”
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