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Caterpillar introduces 3300 HP engine for pressure pumping

HOUSTON – Caterpillar Global Petroleum has introduced the Cat 3516C (HD) engine for Pressure Pumping. The new 16-cylinder, 78-liter engine will be revealed for the first time at the 2013 CIPPE Show in Beijing.

The engine will be available in three ratings: 2,461 bkW (3,300 bhp), 2,349 bkW (3150 bhp) and 2,237 bkW (3000 bhp) @ 1900 rpm. The engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 Emissions for North America as well as  Tier 1 Emissions for international markets.  Based on the proven Cat 3512C (HD) platform, the 3516C (HD) provides a winning combination of proven reliability and durability, power and torque output and low life cycle costs.  The new engine will be available through the global Cat dealer network in summer 2013.

Caterpillar introduces 3300 HP engine for pressure pumpingThe engine will be available in three ratings: 2,461 bkW (3,300 bhp), 2,349 bkW (3150 bhp) and 2,237 bkW (3000 bhp) @ 1900 rpm. The engine meets U.S. EPA Tier 2 Emissions for North America as well as  Tier 1 Emissions for international markets. Based on the Cat 3512C (HD) platform, the 3516C (HD) provides a combination of reliability durability, power and torque output and low life cycle costs.

“With the 3516C (HD), well service OEMs will be able to provide their customers with the most reliable and only single source 3,300 bhp well stimulation drive train in the market,” said Scott Roberts, Caterpillar Global Petroleum well service product manager.

 

03/14/2013

 

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