Aether dbs Merges with Sagebrush Pipeline Equipment

Aether dbs (design build solutions, Tulsa, OK) has merged with Sagebrush Pipeline Equipment (Tulsa, OK). Both Sagebrush and Aether will continue to operate as independent business units. “Both Sagebrush and Aether have excellent reputations and brand recognition in their respective markets, and these brands will continue. This will allow us to also share the resources of each company.” said Karen Walker, Chief Operating Officer, Sagebrush Pipeline Equipment.

Sagebrush President Randy Roberts will stay with the company in an advisory capacity through a period of transition. “These two companies both prioritize Safety, Quality, and Customers. We are excited about our enhanced shop capacity and drafting, design and project management resources. This will be a win/win for Sagebrush, Aether, and for our Customers.”

Aether and Sagebrush will offer a broad range of standard and customer engineered products, in a broader market to a more diverse Customer base, with increased capabilities in engineering and production. Together, the two business units will provide complete systems for gas and liquid measurement, heating, conditioning, and other critical equipment in the Midstream, Pipeline, Industrial, Utility, and Power Generation markets.

“It is a natural fit. Both companies are Tulsa-based, with great people, great customers, and similar cultures and work ethic,” Tom Blair, CEO, Aether dbs “Both companies are ISO Certified, both shops are ASME Code shops, and each company complements the other.”

“By sharing critical resources, experience, and knowledge, we are expanding the design and production capabilities of each brand while continuing to serve our valued Customers” continued John McDonough, President, Aether dbs.

Aether manufactures engineered process systems for energy, power, and utility customers. Aether’s proprietary product lines include natural gas line heaters, fuel gas vaporizers, and ammonia flow control systems.

Sagebrush is the leading name in the pipeline industry since 1961. Sagebrush designs and fabricates gas and liquid measurement systems, automated pigging systems, valve settings, control valve systems, and pressure control systems for transmission pipeline and midstream companies.

Aether and Sagebrush have over 150,000 SF of shop capacity, with over 150 employees, and full design, production and testing capabilities delivering reliable equipment worldwide from 3 locations in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Safe and Clean Energy Solutions for Air Pollution Reduction

Aether DBS has a mission of advocating for the environment without restricting functions of other businesses and the industry. We focus on creating safe and clean energy solutions and reduce air pollution. Controlling the amount of Nitrogen Oxides emitted, is one of the ways Aether DBS is among the leading companies in reducing air pollution. Simply put, Aether creates solutions for the Nitrogen Oxide emissions released from the burning of natural gas, coal, refinery gases, petrochemical gases, and other industrial fuel sources.

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Maintaining Process Temperatures with a Natural Gas Line Heater

When sending natural gas through pipelines, the two most important and constantly changing values are temperature and pressure. Temperature loss can occur due to loss of heat from a pipeline or because of rapid decrease in pressure. This loss in temperature due to a rapid decrease in pressure is called the Joule Thomson Effect. Loss of temperature can result in:

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Introducing Phyllis Kraus – Our New Sales Administrator

Tulsa, OK.

phyllis-krausAs SALES ADMINISTRATOR for Aether dbs in our Tulsa office, Phyllis will be responsible for sales support with several key functions including follow up of open proposals, assist in preparation of vendor qualification packages, prospecting for decision makers in new markets and tradeshow event coordination.

Prior to joining Aether dbs, Phyllis served as Marketing Coordinator and sales support for Express Integrated Technologies for six years and has over 23 years of experience working in engineering/fabrication environments as Office Administrator, Project Scheduler and Document Control Manager. (918) 250-6601, ext. 211 or (918) 317-2375 direct

Aether DBS Awarded Step Grant From Oklahoma Department Of Commerce

Tulsa, OK (May 8, 2013) Aether DBS, a global manufacturer of modular equipment for the Power and Oil & Gas markets, was awarded a State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant from the Oklahoma Department of Commerce. The STEP Grant program, administered by the SBA, is designed to help small businesses raise the value of exports they are currently exporting.

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Aether DBS Makes Progress At The Port Of Catoosa

Aether DBS will be relocating our main Production Facilities to the brand new 42,000 SF Port of Catoosa facility in March.

The walls are up, the concrete is poured, we’re laying conduit, finishing plumbing, and installing equipment. Our new facility expansion is well underway, and Aether DBS will be relocating our main Production Facilities to the brand new 42,000 SF Port of Catoosa facility in March. Our ASME code audits were complete in February, and we will be fully functional at the Port in late March, 2013.

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Aether DBS Delivers Natural Gas Processing Skids For South America

In May 2012, Aether DBS shipped three custom-engineered skids for Natural Gas Processing in Brazil.

The equipment skids are components of glycol dehydration systems. The filter vessels separate glycol from the Natural Gas stream after the water vapor has been absorbed by the glycol.  This equipment operates at 700 psig.  Aether DBS designed and manufactured three skids with 24”, 32” and 36” vessels.  Fabrication included the structures, all the connecting piping and actuated valves, level controls and other instruments.  Call Shih-Shin Chou at (918) 317-2385 for more information.

Aether DBS Delivers Biogas Blender To The City Of El Paso, TX

The City of El Paso had a dilemma: operators of the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant wanted to make use of the biogas from its upgraded digesters – but the biogas flow was variable, making it difficult to run its new engine-generator at all times.  About 144,000 cubic feet per day of digester gas was expected to be generated on average – enough to make 350 KW to offset a significant portion of its operating power needs.  But the biogas flow could vary widely depending upon the amount of sludge in the system and other factors, requiring the engine-generator to be shut down at times.

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