Low-emissions turbine headed for U.K. gas system

REPAIR AND REFURBISHMENT TOOK PLACE earlier this year on Avon gas turbines at Rolls-Royce's Lachine, Que., plant. These units are similar to two new Avons in the Coberra 2656 dry low-emissions packages to be installed in October 1999 for Transco, operator of the U.K. gas-transmission network, at its Aylesbury compressor station. Replacing existing equipment there will increase the station's power by 20% while reducing nitrous oxide (NOx) and CO emissions by 50%, compared with conventional gas turbines, says Rolls-Royce plc, London. Transco awarded the contract in November to Cooper Rolls, Mount Vernon, Ohio, a joint venture of Cooper Cameron Corp. of Houston, an...

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