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Siemens at Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium (TPS) 2018

Houston, TX, 18 September to 20 September 2018

TPS 2018 Technical Programs

TPS 2018 Tutorials

TT3 – A Review of Aerodynamically Induced Forces acting on Centrifugal Compressors, and Resulting Vibration Characteristics of Rotors
Tues, 18th September 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by: James M. Sorokes, D. Fred Marshall and Mark J. Kuzdzal, Siemens
TT5 – Centrifugal Compressor Evolution – From Stegosaurus to Star Wars
Tues, 18th September 2018 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Presented by: James M. Sorokes and Mark J. Kuzdzal, Siemens

Discussion groups

Discussion Group T08: Turbo Expanders & PRTs
Tues, 18th September 2018 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
With Nick Vachon, Turbomachinery Design Engineer at Siemens

Discussion Group T15: Steam Turbine Design, Operation, and Maintenance
Tues, 18th September 2018 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
With Alan Cole, Senior Engineer Systems, Packaging and Test at Siemens

Discussion Group T07: Advanced Topics in Centrifugal Compressor Design
Wed, 19th September 2018 at 8:30 am – 10:00 am
With Mark Kuzdzal, Head of Advanced Components and Methods at Siemens

Discussion Group PT03: Gears
Wed, 19th September 2018 at 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
With Joseph A. Silvaggio, Jr., Manager Pump Projects and Engineering at Siemens

TPS 2018 Case Study

CST16 – Mechanical Improvement of Electrical Interharmonic Damping
Thurs, 20th September 2018 at 10:53 am – 11:15 am
Speakers: Volker Huetten, Vijay Anantham Ganesan and Sven Demmig, Siemens

TPS 2018 Short Courses

T3 – Centrifugal Compressors 101
Mon, 17th September 2018 at 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Presented by: Mark Kuzdzal and Jay M. Koch, Siemens
T4 – Centrifugal Compressors 201
Mon, 17th September 2018 at 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Presented by: Jeffrey Moore, Southwest Research Institute, James M. Sorokes and Nate Keim, Siemens, James Hardin, Elliott Group, Rainer Kurz, Solar Turbines

Further Information

Related Information about products and solutions

Siemens Pipelines 4.0 midstream oil and gas solutions

An integrated approach to optimizing midstream assets, Siemens launched Pipelines 4.0 to meet the evolving needs of North American midstream operators. The portfolio includes integrated packages, such as an electric-motor-driven (EMD) compressor pre-engineered for efficient installation and startup, thereby allowing operators to significantly reduce project lead times. Learn more at Booth 2724.

Additive manufacturing: Siemens uses innovative technology to produce gas turbines

Additive manufacturing has the potential to become a new key technology, which is why Siemens has been investing in this innovative technology right from its inception, and is now driving the industrialization and commercialization of these processes.

MOS high-speed reciprocating compressor

With a maximum allowable rod load of 45,000 pounds (200 KN), a nominal rated horsepower of 1,700 – 4,440 (1,268 – 3,311 KW), and a rated RPM of 1,000 – 1,500, the MOS compressor is engineered for high-speed and medium-horsepower applications, including gas lift, gas gathering, gas processing, injection, enhanced oil recovery, gas transmission, gas storage, fuel gas boosting, landfill gas recovery, and many other applications. Learn more about the MOS compressor and the long-life Magnum® Hammerhead™ reciprocating compressor valve at Booth 2724.

Reliable gas turbines up to 567 MW

Siemens gas turbines are precisely designed to master the dynamic energy market environment and fulfill the high requirements of a wide spectrum of applications in terms of efficiency, reliability, flexibility and environmental compatibility. Depending on your requirements, Siemens provides the right solution and scope for your market-specific need. Learn more about our gas turbines at Booth 2724, including the SGT-300 industrial gas turbine; the SGT-400 industrial gas turbine; the SGT-A35 aeroderivative turbine; and the SGT-750 industrial gas turbine. Siemens will supply two new SGT-300 gas turbine-driven compressors at a compressor station in Southern California that will improve reliability and reduce emissions for a key pipeline that transports natural gas to more than 20 million customers in Southern California. Visitors to booth 2724 can learn more about Siemens' twin-shaft, Dry Low Emissions (DLE) combustion technology SGT-300 turbine and its ability to operate over a wide load range with a fraction of the emissions compared to other gas turbines, while maintaining excellent train fuel consumption.

Centrifugal compressors designed for maximum performance and reliability

With experience few others can match, our automated design and manufacturing technology results in longer run times and our modular design provides ease of maintenance. Visit Booth 2724 and check out our virtual reality experience to learn more about our DATUM® centrifugal compressors designed for efficiency, reliability and easy maintenance.

Steam turbines from 10 kW to 1,900 MW

With more than a century of experience and continuous development in our steam turbine technology, Siemens has delivered more than 120,000 steam turbines worldwide as generator drives or as mechanical drives for compressors or pumps.

Immersive Virtual Reality in Simcenter STAR-CCM+

Come and see how virtual reality in Simcenter STAR-CCM+ allows anyone to explore a simulation model in an intuitive and immersive sense, increasing insight, and empowering innovation.


Siemens achieves breakthrough with 3D-printed combustion component for SGT-A05

Siemens successfully 3D-printed and engine-tested a dry low emission (DLE) pre-mixer for the SGT-A05 aeroderivative gas turbine, with the impressive results showing a potential for significant reductions in CO emissions.

Magnum® Hammerhead valve nails it

Like the heart is to the human body, valves are critical to compressor performance. The highly efficient and reliable Magnum® HammerHead™ valve is specifically designed for high molecular weight applications at both low and high compressor speeds and can be applied to all brands of reciprocating compressors. Read how one customer reduced power consumption without losing capacity.

Think smart, pump smart

Reprinted from World Pipelines, July 2018
Ed Fowler and Troy Salazar, Siemens, address the keys to enhancing pump station performance and long-terms investment returns.

Business Trends

Trends and Resources, July 2018
A piece of equipment exhibiting unsafe behaviors, e. g. large, unexpected vibrations, or cracks forming around instrument ports, is never a good sign. Especially in the thermal reactor of a sulfur plant.

Press Pictures

Siemens to deliver gas turbine packages, services for Petrobras’ Sépia FPSO

The reliability and availability the SGT-A35 RB gas turbine offers is critical to this type of remote installation like FPSO Carioca MV30 that will be deployed at the Sépia field operated by Petrobras.

Siemens delivers five compressor trains for Fermaca pipeline in Mexico

Siemens SGT-400 high-efficiency gas turbines offer excellent emissions performance in a rugged industrial design.

Siemens delivers five compressor trains for Fermaca pipeline in Mexico

Siemens STC-SV single-shaft pipeline compressor

Siemens to supply compression train for Johan Castberg FPSO project

The SGT-750 gas turbine enables long maintenance intervals which increases production uptime and profitability.

Siemens to supply compressor train for Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. pipeline expansion

RFBB36 pipeline compressor.

Siemens to supply compressor train for Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. pipeline expansion

The SGT-A35 gas turbine incorporates a variety of proprietary technical features that make it the engine of choice for reliability and lowest total cost of operation in the gas transmission market.


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Gas and Power

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Gas and Power

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