Ariel Corporation Awarded $34 million Gas Compressor Contract, Jobs to Be Added in Knox County
September 15, 2015 - 5:37 PM
Rover Pipeline LLC, a subsidiary of Dallas-based Energy Transfer
Partners and Mount Vernon, Ohio-based Ariel Corporation announced today
that Ariel has been awarded the contract to supply 39 natural gas
compressors to the Rover Pipeline. The total cost of the contract is
estimated at more than $34 million.
Rover Pipeline is a natural
gas pipeline that will transport domestically produced natural gas from
multiple processing facilities in Northeast Ohio, West Virginia and
Pennsylvania to multiple markets in the central United States including
Ohio and Michigan. The pipeline also will facilitate natural gas
deliveries to markets in the Northeast, Great Lakes and Gulf Coast
regions of the United States as well as to Canadian Provinces. The $4.2
billion pipeline is designed to transport up to 3.25 billion cubic feet
of natural gas through 36” and 42” diameter pipeline.
Transfer has a ‘buy American’ mentality,” said Joey Mahmoud, senior vice
president, Energy Transfer Partners and project executive for Rover
Pipeline. “We are proud to announce this contract with Ariel as they
have been an integral part of the Ohio business community for nearly 50
years. Their deep Ohio ties are especially important to us as more than
200 miles of our proposed route passes through Ohio.
looking forward to becoming an integral part of the Ohio business and
civic communities as well through the anticipated 6,500 construction
jobs we will be bringing to the state and the 30-40 permanent jobs
associated with the Ohio section of our Rover Pipeline.”
Pipeline purchased a combination of Caterpillar natural gas engines and
Ariel compressors providing in excess of 211,000 horsepower at nine
compressor stations along its proposed 711-mile route.
Corporation is proud to play a significant role in our country’s growing
energy sector,” said Robert Drews, Director of Marketing. “The depth of
our experience and the quality of our products and distribution
partners uniquely position us to deliver compressors to support Rover
Pipeline’s compression needs.”
Houston-based SEC Energy has been
contracted by Rover Pipeline to package the 39 compressor units. SEC is a
leading packager of large-scale natural gas compression equipment, and
the only company in the industry to offer a full range of gas, electric
and dual drive compressors.
Established in 1966 and headquartered
in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Ariel Corporation is the world's largest
manufacturer of separable reciprocating gas compressors utilized by the
global energy industry. As a world-class manufacturer, Ariel sets the
industry standard through industry-leading research & development,
expert design & manufacturing, and unmatched customer support.
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