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What are the benefits of a virtual pipeline?

Virtual pipelines offer several benefits, making them a valuable alternative or complementary solution to traditional, fixed pipelines. Some of the key advantages include:

  1. Flexibility and Mobility: Virtual pipelines allow for rapid deployment and adaptation to changing energy needs. This makes them well-suited for temporary projects, remote locations, or areas where permanent pipeline infrastructure is impractical.
  2. Rapid Deployment: Setting up a virtual pipeline is faster than constructing a traditional pipeline. This is particularly advantageous in situations where a quick response is required, such as during emergencies or sudden increases in demand.
  3. Cost-Effective: The initial investment and operational costs of a virtual pipeline are lower than those of a traditional pipeline, especially in scenarios where the latter involves extensive construction and regulatory approvals. Virtual pipelines offer a more economical option for certain applications and locations.
  4. Access to Remote Areas: Virtual pipelines enable the delivery of natural gas to remote or isolated areas where building permanent pipelines might be logistically challenging or economically unviable. This can be crucial for providing energy to communities or industries in such regions.
  5. Interim Solution: Virtual pipelines can serve as an interim solution while permanent pipeline infrastructure is being developed. They provide a quick and efficient way to meet immediate energy needs while more extensive aspects of the projects are underway.
  6. Customizable Solutions: Virtual pipelines can be designed to meet specific requirements, allowing for a customized approach based on the unique needs of a particular project or location.

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TRUXX Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Technologies

TRUXX CNG decompression stations are offered in three different heating technologies:


Electrical TRUXX E-Series

Fixed Installations

  • Lowest maintenance requirement of any CNG systems
  • Designed for automated or manual switchovers between trailers
  • Small footprint (unit is 12' by 8')
  • Quick start-up (at operating temperature in less than 4 minutes)
  • 316 stainless steel heat exchanger

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Gas-Fired TRUXX G-Series

Portable and Fixed Installations

  • Integrated high-pressure heater with no remote glycol loop
  • Low power consumption for sites that have little power available
  • Unit is built in 20' shipping container, allowing for easy chassis/trailer selection or concrete pad installation and keeping your assets mobile
  • Simple-to-understand HMI so you can quickly understand what is happening with your system
  • Designed for easy of maintenance

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Waterbath TRUXX W-Series

Portable and Fixed Installations

  • Integrated high-pressure heater with no remote glycol loop
  • Heating and decompression all on one skid for smaller installation footprint
  • Dedicated control room to house all of your required subsystem
  • Fully integrated controls reduce field integration and wiring
  • Simple-to-understand HMI so you can quickly determine what is happening with your system
  • Designed for easy of maintenance
  • Modules available greater than 1500 CFM

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TRUXX portable and fixed CNG decompression stations make natural gas accessible, reliable, and easy to use for locations off the grid. TRUXX is a fully functional CNG decanting system that gives end users access to natural gas as quickly and easily as possible with minimal downtime.

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