Your generator is not just essential equipment for your operation; it also represents a significant investment. Like anything that is both critical and expensive, you want to ensure that you get the most value out of your power generator, and that means following its maintenance schedule to the letter. Better-maintained generators run smoother for longer and more efficiently too. In addition, you’ll avoid repair and replacement costs. That is, if you can give your specific generator the maintenance it needs. 

Natural gas arrives to you compressed, that is, stuffed into a space much smaller than it would naturally fill. Natural gas compression is important for many reasons, including safety and ease of transport. But, when it comes to compressing your own gas to fuel your facilities or equipment, the oil and gas industry has two major options: reciprocating compressors and screw compressors.  

In this article, we’ll go over why you or your supplier must compress natural gas, the two methods of compression, and why one might be better for your purposes. 

Concept - depicting gas emissions and the need for reduction

As a company, you care about your impact on the world, including your greenhouse gas emissions. Reducing them can help better the planet, but it can also have secondary implications for your business, like helping to keep or develop a reputation as a sustainable company. In addition, it can help you reduce costs, use less fuel, and help keep employees invested in the company because they know their employer is responsible and sustainable.  

Plus, those in the industrial and manufacturing sectors have a large role to play, as a relatively large percentage of our nation’s greenhouse emissions come directly from these industries. But office buildings and even retail can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions too. 

Here are ten tips for reducing your company’s greenhouse gas emissions.