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Rolls-Royce has received its first order in China for Series 4000 MTU engines fulfilling EPA Tier 4 final emissions regulations. Key customer Jereh Petroleum Equipment has ordered 16 engines of type 12V 4000 T95 for new fracturing pump equipment. Jereh plans to sell the equipment which fulfils EPA Tier 4 regulations on the US Oil & Gas market. The contract was signed between Jereh and MTU with MTU's Oil & Gas distributor in China, China Diesel Support Services (CDSS), during the China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE).
Rolls-Royce acquires technology for electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines
Rolls-Royce has acquired from G+L innotec the exclusive rights of use for a new technology for the electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines in the power range above 450 kW. The new invention from the development and engineering services provider based in Laupheim in southern Germany is protected by patents and has thus not been available on the market to date. Rolls-Royce plans to offer engines of its MTU brand with this technology as of 2021.
Rolls-Royce will feature the latest technologies from MTU and Rolls-Royce on Booth #2261 for onshore and offshore oil and gas applications at the 2017 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from May 1 – 4 at NRG Park in Houston, Texas. The exhibit will feature the MTU Series 4000 Bi-Fuel Kit, the 12V 4000 T95 EPA Tier 4 engine and advanced technology for next generation vessels from Rolls-Royce. The MTU brand is part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems.
Rolls-Royce will showcase its latest offshore power and propulsion solutions and MTU engine technologies designed for onshore oil and gas applications at the upcoming 2015 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), May 4 – 7. The exhibit, located at Booth #4163 at NRG Park in Houston, will feature the MTU Frac Pack and the MTU S83 Frac Bi-Fuel Kit in addition to a Rolls-Royce offshore winch simulator.
The new MTU Series 4000 Gen-Set Diesel Engines are more powerful, cleaner and economical than their predecessors and include the latest in MTU engine management systems. The engines are available in 12-, 16- and 20-cylinder, 90-degree Vee-configuration designs for 50 and 60 Hz applications. Depending on cylinder configurations, the new engines will produce 1,750 kW, 2,250 kW or 3,250 kW. Overall, power performance increases 13% for 16-cylinder and 16% for 12- and 20-cylinder engines over the previous versions.