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Baker Hughes Signs Agreement to Acquire Compact Carbon Capture

Baker Hughes is acquiring Compact Carbon Capture (3C), a pioneering technology development company specializing in carbon capture solutions. The acquisition underpins Baker Hughes’ strategic commitment to lead in the energy transition by providing decarbonization solutions for carbon-intensive industries, including oil and gas and broader industrial operations.

The advancement of carbon capture technology solutions is widely considered critical to delivering the additional CO2 emissions reduction needed to meet global 2050 climate targets. In the energy and industrial sectors, carbon capture technology is among the most viable decarbonization paths for both retrofitting existing assets as well as for greenfield projects. 3C’s technology can address CO2 capture from different emission sources and can contribute significantly to the decarbonization of customers’ operations.

ValvTechnologies Names Joseph Miller Power Industry Director

ValvTechnologies, Inc. has appointed Joseph “Joe” Miller as industry director for the company’s fossil power division. Based in Denver, Miller will have global leadership responsibility for ValvTechnologies’ power industry group, with a focus on business growth and customer performance in the severe service marketplace.

For the last 15 years, Miller has been president of The Energy Corporation, a consulting firm that helps clients engineer, build, and bring on-line large coal and gas-fired power plants throughout North and South America. Previously, he served as vice-president of engineering for Calpine Corporation where he was an integral part of the company’s massive gas-fired combined cycle construction program. With more than 35 years’ experience in the power industry, Miller has worked on geothermal, solar, hydroelectric, wood-fired, gas-fired, and coal-fired power plants, helping bring onto the grid over 30,000 megawatts of power generation worldwide.

Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $50K to Emancipation Park Conservancy

The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $50,000 grant to support Emancipation Park Conservancy in Houston. The funds will support educational programs, park maintenance, and safety equipment for the park. The grant is part of a broader commitment by Baker Hughes to participate in community programs, volunteerism and engagement with the organization.

Emancipation Park, established in 1872 in Houston’s Third Ward, is the oldest public park in Texas and is home to a variety of events, programs, and services available to the community such as the annual Juneteenth Celebration, financial literacy classes, youth STEAM programs, health and fitness classes, and Movie in the Tre. This partnership with Emancipation Park Conservancy is aligns with Baker Hughes Foundation’s mission to promote education, environment and health and safety in the communities where it operates.

Riggio Valve Joins Valve Repair Council

This week Riggio Valve became the newest member of the Valve Repair Council (VRC). Riggio is the second new VRC member of 2020.

Riggio Valve services provide removal rigging, refurbishing, re-assembly, installation and testing for planned maintenance or emergencies. Whether manual, electric, hydraulic or pneumatic systems, their rebuilding and testing programs have been designed to assure like-new performance.

Emerson Honored in 2020 Flow Control Innovation Awards

Flow Control’s annual Innovation Awards program recognizes the latest innovations and technology breakthroughs in the fluid and gas handling industry. Innovation Awards winners and honorees are determined through an open voting process by Flow Control readers.

There was one Innovation Award winner but multiple honorable mentions, including Emerson Automation Solutions for its AVENTICS Series AF2 Flow Sensor.

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