Flowserve Receives Pump Order for Mississippi Power’s Kemper IGCC Project


Flowserve Corporation announced an order to supply process pumps to be used in the carbon dioxide (CO2) capture process at Mississippi Power s Kemper County integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power station project.

Flowserve ISO 13709/API 610 process pumps will be used in the facility s CO2 capture unit. The Kemper County IGCC power plant is designed to capture approximately 65 percent of the CO2 emissions that would normally be released to the atmosphere. The CO2 will then be sold for use in enhanced oil recovery (EOR) operations. One of the first commercial projects in the United States to employ carbon capture at a power plant, the facility is an important milestone for low-carbon electricity production. The order was booked in the first quarter of 2011.

"The Kemper County IGCC project is an important step in the development of clean coal technology," said Tom Ferguson, president, Flow Solutions Group. "Flowserve is excited to be part of such a significant project and that Mississippi Power has chosen Flowserve pumps for this project. The order is another example of our commitment to the environment and how the application of our products can help customers meet their sustainability goals."

Flowserve is a pioneer in carbon capture and storage (CCS), having provided in 1984 the first centrifugal pumps used for CO2 pipeline and injection service. Since then Flowserve products have been used on numerous projects to remove CO2 from process streams in gas plants, refineries, chemical and petrochemical plants. Flowserve is also actively participating in pilot projects to study CO2 capture from industrial flue gas streams.

About the Flowserve API process pumps

Flowserve API process pumps are designed to handle the most aggressive challenges in oil and gas, chemical and other processing industries while consistently providing high availability. Engineered to pump various fluids with highly diverse characteristics, these pumps meet the stringent requirements of the latest edition of ISO 13709/API 610.

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