GAS-TURBINE UNIT PUSHES PAST 300,000 HR OF SERVICE

El Paso Natural Gas Co.'s Pecos River, N.M., facility boasts what manufacturer GE Industrial & Power Systems, Latham, N.Y., believes to be the world's oldest and longest running operating GE gas turbine units in commercial service. El Paso's Unit 3, a GE MS3002A mechanical-drive gas turbine, has logged more than 300,000 fired hr since installation in September 1953. Alongside the Frame 3 unit are two other GE Frame 3s, Units 1 and 2, which have accumulated more than 266,500 and

Feb 28th, 1994
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