Introducing the First Fully Integrated Digital Solution for Offshore Oil and Gas: Topsides 4.0

By Elgonda LaGrange, Director of Digital Solutions for the Dresser-Rand business, part of Siemens Power & Gas In the world today, with technology evolving faster than ever before, one thing is clear: digitalization is not a passing trend. And the oil and gas industry is taking notice. Digitalization is beginning to change in a big […]

Hengelo, The Netherlands: On the leading edge of advanced manufacturing

Industrial Revolutions are rather momentous events. Most historians count three such periods. The mechanization of manual work using water and steam power triggered the first Industrial Revolution, while the harnessing of electricity and mass production (Henry Ford often cited as the pacesetter) drove the second Industrial Revolution in the early 20th century. The computer set […]

Siemens introduces 2 MW-class E-series gas engines

New SGE-86EM and SGE-100EM E-series gas engines set a new benchmark for more efficient power generation. For more than 50 years, the family of legacy Guascor® engines has been recognized as robust machines that efficiently generate power and heat in many applications and perform reliably in critical, demanding applications. These products are engineered and tested […]

Know thyself.

Editor’s Note: Doug holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical and industrial engineering from Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY, USA. Born and raised in Upstate New York, Doug now resides in Houston, Texas. We spent some time talking with Doug Petrie, a 40-year veteran in turbomachinery sales and management, who was tapped nearly two […]

38-MW aeroderivative gas turbine introduced for oil and gas industry

The SGT-A35 RB turbine provides a cost-effective solution for the offshore oil and gas industry by increasing the power density of the topside power generating equipment and reducing the required space claim. Using the combined expertise from its acquisitions of Dresser-Rand and Rolls-Royce Energy business, Siemens recently launched the latest evolution of its gas turbine […]

The spirit of Zero Harm culture

Each year, the Dresser-Rand business recognizes exceptional accomplishments and performance by an employee or team of employees. Award winners are selected based on the degree to which they overcome obstacles to achieve results, generate enthusiasm and teamwork, and go above and beyond their job responsibilities. Candidates for the 2017 Dresser-Rand Business Awards were nominated in […]

Colleagues support Baton Rouge flood victims

What characterizes a successful organization? Not only working together for mutual success but also standing together in the face of disaster. The Dresser-Rand Business Award 2017 for Community Service honored the outstanding support of employees who organized help for colleagues that lost their homes and much more during the devastating 2016 flooding that occurred in […]

Mount Vernon employees inspire youth to explore STEM fields

Today more than ever, it’s critical that our nation’s youth be armed with the know-how to solve tough problems, collect and assess data, and make sense of it all. These are the kinds of skills that students acquire by studying science, technology, engineering, and math – subjects collectively identified as STEM. Dresser-Rand business’ employees are […]

Two DATUM® compressor trains destined for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project in Gulf of Mexico

Two compressor trains ordered for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project. The Dresser-Rand business will supply two low-pressure D6A4S DATUM compressors and two high-pressure D6R9B DATUM compressors for export gas service for BP’s Mad Dog 2 project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The modular design of the DATUM compressor minimizes maintenance and reduces downtime. Each […]

Our industry is at a tipping point

Jesús Pacheco, executive vice president of Technology & Innovation explains how digitalization is impacting our business and how it will help our clients. Ever-evolving technology is changing the way we work, and creating new opportunities to work smarter. But how is it impacting our business, and how will it help our clients? At the heart […]