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NEW HYDROGEN TEST ALERT

COOPER ANNOUNCES MAJOR METHANE BREAKTHROUGH

Cooper has successfully tested a slow-speed integral engine running on a hydrogen (H2)-natural gas fuel blend. The groundbreaking test comes 5 months after the announcement of Cooper’s joint hydrogen research project with a major U.S. gas pipeline company to demonstrate the safe operating range of H2 blends in large-bore internal combustion engines.

“Cooper’s hydrogen development initiative took another large step forward today. We ran an unmodified large-bore, slow-speed integral engine-compressor with an H2 blend of 5% by volume, and we achieved significant reductions of methane in the exhaust. This is the first such run using significant amounts of hydrogen in an engine of this design.” said Cooper CEO, John Sargent. “In May, we will be running up to 33% by volume in the same stock engine. Our customers have thousands of similar units running globally, so the potential reduction of methane is substantial.”

The Cooper test was conducted at their slow-speed integral engine test cell at corporate headquarters located in Houston, Texas. The test engine is the current production, NSPS compliant CleanBurn PlusTM AJAX® 2802 with 15″ piston bore, 16″ power stroke, and a speed range of 360-440 RPM. Cooper selected the AJAX engine due to the similarities of its combustion system to that of the large fleet of the other engine brands the company services (Clark, Cooper-Bessemer®, Ingersoll Rand, and Worthington).

CleanBurn Plus AJAX 2800 Integral Engine
Cooper's engineering team and CEO, John Sargent,
in the control room during the hydrogen test.
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The reduction of greenhouse gases, particularly methane, is a key element of Cooper’s emissions reduction technology offering. To improve the environmental impact of engine-compressors operating within our industry, Cooper is pleased to announce CleanBurn Plus™, an emission reduction solution tailored to reduce fuel consumption, fuel slip, methane leakage, and unburned hydrocarbons.

Cooper’s CleanBurn Plus™ upgrade package is a comprehensive solution that can reduce methane output by up to 40% in most of the industry’s integral engine-compressors. For a fleet of engines rated collectively at 100,000 HP, this level of CO2 reduction can equal 20,000 tons/year, equivalent to the elimination of 4,348 standard passenger cars.

Our CleanBurn Plus™ upgrades are offered across our entire integral engine-compressor product line to include AJAX®, Cooper-Bessemer®, Clark, Enterprise®, Ingersoll Rand, and Worthington.

Product
Model
HP
Annual Savings*
Tons CO2e
Annual Savings*
Tonnes CO2e
Annual Equivalency Savings
Passenger Cars**
Annual Equivalency Savings
Bbl Oil***
Annual Equivalency Savings
Homes****
Cooper-Bessemer
16W-330
8,000
1,946
1,765
383
4,105
213
Worthington
MLV-20
8,000
1,480
1,342
291
3,121
162
Cooper-Bessemer
16V-250
5,500
1,338
1,214
263
2,822
146
Clark
TCV-16
5,500
1,249
1,133
246
2,635
137
Worthington
ML-12
3,500
545
495
107
1,150
60
Ingersoll Rand
512KVT
3,000
350
318
69
738
38
Ingersoll Rand
412KVSR
2,600
352
319
69
742
38
Cooper-Bessemer
GMW-10
2,500
843
765
166
1,779
92
Cooper-Bessemer
GMVH-10
2,250
482
437
94
1,016
53
Clark
HBA-8
2,050
426
386
83
898
47
Worthington
SUTC-16
2,000
514
466
101
1,083
56
Clark
TLA-6
2,000
454
412
89
958
50
Ingersoll Rand
412KVG
1,320
308
279
60
650
34

* Based on 4,500 operating hours/year, 930BTU/ft3 fuel
** Average passenger car generates 4.60 Tonnes CO2e/year (U.S. EPA)
*** 1 Bbl crude oil generates 0.43 Tonnes CO2e (U.S. EPA)
**** Average U.S. home generates 8.30 Tonnes CO2e/year (U.S. EPA)

E.S.G. Overview

At Cooper, our mission is a common-sense approach to business, where we can consistently do the most good for the most people. For us, that means always operating with integrity and transparency, actively caring for our people, our communities, and our partners, and making sure our environmental impact is always positive. In fact, one of our greatest strengths is helping our energy-industry customers meet their sustainability goals with products and services that reduce environmental impact. We invite you to dig into the details and see how we’re trying to be a force for good in every aspect of our business.
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John Sargent – CEO

As a global company, Cooper takes its responsibility to be a good corporate citizen enthusiastically. I’m very proud of the way our people consistently and ethically operate with high standards in safety, quality, social responsibility, compliance, and environmental impact.

It starts on the inside. As a company, we promote a culture of always finding ways to make incremental improvements, like eliminating hazardous processes or doing more in our communities. We recently improved energy efficiency by installing automatic shutdown of unused equipment. Little things add up.

The energy industry – especially oil & gas – sometimes gets a bad rap for environmental practices. The truth is, no industry has taken bigger steps to improve care of the environment. We’re very proud that products and services from Cooper are major contributors to that effort. As one example, Cooper technologies can help reduce engine NOx emissions to 0.5 g, which is far below the regulated limits in most countries.

A big part of our E.S.G. journey is helping our customers along their journey. It’s something we take very seriously, and we’re not ashamed to say that we’re really good at it. Ask us how we can help.

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