Capstone secures 1 MW flare gas project with Ecopetrol

Capstone Turbine Corporation the clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced recently that it secured its first-ever flare gas project in Colombia with Ecopetrol. Supernova Energy Services, Capstone’s exclusive distributor for Colombia and Venezuela, secured the order for the 1 megawatt (MW) project, which is expected to be commissioned by the end of the year.

The C1000 Signature Series will provide electrical power for site operations with associated gas from the oil extraction process. In addition, the system is expected to provide continuous operation at the oil field, resulting in improved site efficiency while simultaneously reducing the impact on the surrounding environment.

Capstone microturbines are recognized in the oil and gas industry for their strong performance and reliability. The microturbines require minimal maintenance. Low maintenance equates to lower operating expenses, allowing the customer to save money in conservative economic environments.

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