Atlas Copco Gas and Process Press Releases

Atlas Copco wins breakthrough order, strengthens position in Asian carrier LNG market

Cologne, November 7, 2017: Drawing from its large experience serving the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market turbomachinery manufacturer Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division has secured a breakthrough compressor order for the carrier LNG market in Asia. The order – placed by Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea – is for a total of four centrifugal gas compressors, four gas screws compressors along with the necessary heaters and vaporizers, to be used on two Korean vessels.

New AeroBlock™ standardized air compressor reduces CAPEX in industrial-gas projects

Cologne, October, 2017 : The launch of the new, efficient AeroBlock™ marks the 30th anniversary of the original design of the standardized main air compressor from Atlas Copco Gas and Process. AeroBlock™ is engineered to improve efficiency while reducing overall cost and delivery time for customers in the industrial gases sector as well as hydrocarbon market segments.

Atlas Copco introduces TurboBlock™ standardized centrifugal compressor for the power generation market

Cologne, June 12, 2017 : To meet changing needs and growing cost-consciousness in the power generation industry, turbomachinery manufacturer Atlas Copco introduces its newest product, TurboBlockTM. The standardized, integrally geared compressor for fuel gas boosting reduces CAPEX costs by cutting out customization.

Gas and Process implements unified GT naming for integrally-geared turbocompressor line

Cologne, January 6, 2017 : The Gas and Process Division has decided that effective January 1, 2017 all of its integrally-geared turbocompressors will be named GT, replacing the previous four-fold naming convention of GT, H, SC, TP. The uniform naming will be GT integrally-geared centrifugal compressor or GT integrally-geared turbocompressor.

Atlas Copco Service Center in Houston, USA

Atlas Copco’s Gas and Process Division Opens Service Center in Houston, USA

Houston, USA, October 1, 2014: Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division, which is responsible for the sales, repair and service of gas compressors, expanders and pumps, has launched a new dedicated aftermarket organization, to better serve North American customers in the industrial gases, oil and gas, and renewable energy markets. The aftermarket organization commenced its operations during Q3/2014.

The outside of the geothermal plant in Grünwald

Atlas Copco breaks ground on innovative geothermal power plant in Bavaria, Germany

October 24, 2013, Cologne, Germany: Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division representatives attended a ceremony welcoming the start of construction on a geothermal power plant in Grünwald, located 12 km outside of Munich, Germany. Here, Atlas Copco Gas and Process will install a 3.8 MW turboexpander generator train, as part of an order totaling MEUR 10.7 (approximately MSEK 91).

Acron fertilizer plant in Veliky Novgorod, Russia

Atlas Copco wins large compressor order for Russian fertilizer market

Cologne, Germany August 14, 2013: Atlas Copco has won a contract to deliver compressors to Russian chemical and fertilizer specialist JSC Acron. The order is valued at around MEUR 13 (MSEK 113). 

A large geothermal power plant

Atlas Copco wins geothermal order in Turkey

Cologne, Germany, July 18, 2013: Atlas Copco won a second major order in Turkey to deliver equipment for two renewable energy geothermal power plants. The order value is about MUSD 23 (MSEK 150).

A combined-cycle power plant

Atlas Copco receives large order for Saudi Arabian power generation market

Stockholm, Sweden, September 25, 2012  Atlas Copco’s Gas and Process division has won an order for three centrifugal gas compressors to serve the power-generation industry in Saudi Arabia. The machines will be used in a natural-gas-fueled power plant in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

JC Carter Cryogenic Pump

Atlas Copco Gas and Process receives major cryogenic pump order for LNG market

Cologne, Germany, February 01, 2012   Atlas Copco Gas and Process has received an order of approximately $10 million USD from UTE TS LNG DUNKERQUE of Milan, Italy and Madrid, Spain. The order is for cryogenic Submerged Motor Pumps (SMP) to be installed at the Dunkerque, (France) LNG Terminal.

Geothermal springs in Pamukkale

Atlas Copco wins order for turnkey geothermal plant

Stockholm, Sweden, September 5, 2011: — Atlas Copco’s Gas and Process division has won an order to deliver equipment to a turnkey geothermal power plant in Turkey’s Aydin province.The order includes two turbo expander generator trains which will be able to deliver a total 45 MW of clean energy when the plant goes into operation in the fourth quarter of 2012.



Man in safety gear operating equipment in front of sparks

Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division wins breakthrough order for Power Generation market in Saudi Arabia

Cologne, Germany, June 1, 2011  Reinforcing its strong global position in the Power Generation market, Atlas Copco Gas and Process has received a major order related to the Ma’aden Aluminium Project in Saudi Arabia, valued at about MUSD 40 (MSEK 235). The order consists of 20 centrifugal gas compressors, which will help generate power for an aluminium smelting plant. The machines are scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2012. 

JC Carter Cryogenic Pump

Atlas Copco Gas and Process acquires JC Carter Company cryogenic pump business

Cologne, Germany, March 4, 2011 — The Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division has finalized the purchase agreement of the pump business from JC Carter Company LLC, located in Costa Mesa, California, USA.

High Pressure Continuous Crossover Pump

Atlas Copco acquires cryogenic pump business

Stockholm, Sweden, January 24, 2011 — Atlas Copco Mafi-Trench LLC, USA, has signed an agreement to acquire the pump business from J.C. Carter LLC, headquartered in California, USA.

Peter Wagner, President of Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division

Wagner takes office as new President of Gas and Process Division

Peter Wagner has assumed the role of President of Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division and Managing Director of Atlas Copco Energas as of January 1, 2011, succeeding Dré Schmitz, the Division’s President. Schmitz, 68, retired after eight years at the helm and more than four decades of working for Atlas Copco.

Atlas Copco production facility in Shanghai, China

Atlas Copco inaugurates new turbomachinery production facility in China

Shanghai, China, November 15, 2010 — Atlas Copco has opened its new production facility in China. The investment volume for the plant, located in the Lingang industrial zone of Shanghai, is MSEK 100 (MEUR 10.7, the equivalent of RMB 100 million in local currency). The new facility will provide assembly and packaging for the company’s entire range of turbocompressors and turboexpanders, as well as engineering and aftermarket services. The plant will be operated by Atlas Copco’s Gas and Process Division and start production in January 2011. 

Al Faisalia Tower in Saudi Aravia

Gas and Process Division wins order for Power Generation Market in Middle East

Cologne, October 1, 2010 — Strengthening its status as a contender in the power generation market, the Atlas Copco Gas and Process Division has received a large-scale order from the Middle East for approximately $10 million (71 million Swedish Kronors). The order, scheduled for delivery in Q3/2011, is for four centrifugal gas compressors to be used at a new natural-gas driven power plant in Saudi Arabia.

Geothermal power plant at Enel Stillwater

Atlas Copco expander generators now producing geothermal power at Enel Stillwater and Salt Wells plants

Santa Maria, California USA, January 25, 2010: — Atlas Copco Gas and Process expander generators in Nevada are fully commissioned and capable of producing enough energy to power a medium-sized city.