Author Archives: JMC Instruments

Clean Energy vs Fossil Fuels

Colorado is on pace to meet the carbon pollution goals under the Environmental Clean Power Plan.  Despite President Trumps order eliminating many restrictions on fossil fuel production; Governor Hickenlooper announced Colorado will move forward with clean energy initiatives.  Colorado is the seventh largest energy producing state in the United States.  Our state has tougher rules and regulations than the federal government for finding and fixing leaks from oil and gas wells, tanks and pipelines. Wind and solar energy are about to become unstoppable.  Natural gas and oil production are approaching… Continue Reading

Cheniere Energy Gets First Chance at LNG Export

Cheniere Energy (LNG) and Cheniere Partners (CQP), its midstream subsidiary, are ready to start a new era in the US natural gas industry with the commissioning of the first LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) export cargo from the U.S.  Previously, the US exported LNG only from Alaska.  LNG is a clear, odorless, noncorrosive liquid that is formed when natural gas is cooled to around -260 degrees Fahrenheit.  This shrinks the volume by about 600 times, making the resource easier to store and transport through marine shipments.  Then, liquid is converted back… Continue Reading

Demo a GE Sensing Product Today!

JMC Instruments is offering an amazing opportunity to demo the GE Sensing Aurora natural gas moisture analyzer and the GE PT-878 hand held ultra-sonic flow meter.  How many of you like to attend a boring power point presentation?  How many of you would rather roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and actually learn about how transit time theory works?  Have you ever had experience working with a natural gas moisture analyzer that operates by tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy?  JMC is excited to offer the ability to demo… Continue Reading

JMC Instruments and GE Sensing are Awarded Xcel Energy Bid

Xcel Energy recently purchased 11 units of GE Sensing’s Aurora H2O for their operations in Colorado. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company. They are based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, with operations in Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas, and Wisconsin. The purchase order for 11 units came after an extensive test comparison. The analyzers were compared between the TDLAS analyzers from GE Sensing, Spectra Sensors, and Ametek. Xcel Energy rented GE Sensing’s Aurora for 3 months. When testing was completed, they kept the rented Aurora… Continue Reading