The AES Corporation
The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a Fortune 500 global power company providing affordable, sustainable energy in 15 countries across a diverse portfolio. Their people share a passion to help meet the world’s current and increasing energy needs, while providing communities and countries the opportunity for economic growth due to the availability of reliable, affordable electric power. AES is dedicated to a mission of improving lives by accelerating a safer and greener energy future.
Southern California Gas Company
The Southern California Gas Company (“SoCalGas”) is the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility. For 150 years, the company has been delivering clean, safe, and reliable energy to its customers. Today, their service territory encompasses approximately 24,000 square miles of diverse terrain throughout Central and Southern California, and provides energy to 21.8 million consumers through 5.9 million meters in more than 500 communities.
SoCalGas is a regulated subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE). Sempra Energy, based in San Diego, California, is a Fortune 500 energy infrastructure company.
Paxton Corporation is an energy focused company based in Calgary, Alberta and has aggregated certain technologies including CES’ oxy-fuel combustor for use in the extraction of hydrocarbons. Recognizing the potential for this technology in the energy sector, Paxton has become a strategic partner to CES and is its single largest shareholder.
Paxton will market and use the "G2S2" configuration, developed jointly with Paramount Resources Ltd. ("Paramount") and CES, which combines CES' gas generator with proprietary steam separation technology, for use in the Oil Sands of Canada. More specifically, the G2S2 will generate tremendous thermal energy for recovery of heavy oil without emissions and the need for expensive water treatment facilities. Paxton, along with Paramount, holds an exclusive licence for the G2S2 technology in Canada and a non-exclusive licence worldwide.
TOTAL S.A. is a major energy operator, and producer and supplier of oil, natural gas, and low-carbon electricity. Total is active in more than 130 countries and is committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner, and accessible to as many people as possible.
Total acquired a license to CES technology via its recent acquisition of Maersk Oil.
US Department of Energy
The United States Department of Energy (US DOE) works to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
DOE has supported CES since its early days developing the first commercial scale Direct Steam Gas Generator. In 2010, CES was awarded $30 million in ARRA funds to develop an industrial-scale oxy-fuel turbine (OFT) capable of powering approximately 150,000 homes. This funding allowed CES to purchase a Siemens SGT-900 B12, and modify it for use in an oxy-fuel power system. Our development approach aims to bring a high-temperature OFTs to the commercial market at a greatly reduced cost. With this OFT, oxy-fuel power systems will offer competitive cycle efficiencies among base-load plants utilizing carbon capture technologies, including pre-combustion, post-combustion and oxy-combustion, providing a technological leap toward efficient, near-zero emission power plants operating on fossil fuels.
Paramount Resources Ltd.
Paramount Resources Ltd. is a Canadian energy company which explores for, develops, processes, transports and markets petroleum and natural gas. Paramount has four operating units with distinct operating staff, capital budgets and targets in Kaybob; Grande Prairie; the Northern area which includes Northwest Alberta, the Liard Basin in the Northwest Territories and Northeast British Columbia; and the Southern area which includes production from southern Alberta, Montana and North Dakota. Paramount has adapted to a multitude of operating climates over the past 34 years and continues to record sustainable growth in value for shareholders.
LM Alternatives (LMA) and its sister companies have been providing quality parts and related services to turbo machinery users in industrial, utility and aviation applications for more than four decades.
LMA is the official partner and supplier for the CES OFT-J79 (LM1500 aero derivative) turbine equipment. The LMA team of technicians along with a state of the art facility and equipment provides the expertise and parts that are required to assemble the modified turbine for CES.
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