The Reviews Are In — “Gas Compression: A Primer On Compression Equipment & Technology” is a hit!

Available for immediate shipping, Gas Compression: A Primer On Compression Equipment & Technology fills the need for an introductory text on basic compression theory and equipment. W. Norm Shade has applied his education and almost five decades of industrial experience to develop this primer on gas compression equipment and technology, with a special focus toward heavy industrial compressors applied in the oil and natural gas industry.

Here’s what people are saying about it!


“I wish I had this is the book earlier in my career!”

  • John Kingham, PE, Bently Nevada, a Baker Hughes business


“You will not find a more comprehensive and practical resource in the industry for gas compression equipment. Gas Compression: A Primer On Compression Equipment & Technology provides an introductory “nuts and bolts” explanation to gas compression equipment and its operation – a valuable resource for anyone working with gas compression equipment.” 

  • Rod Moreland, Rotating Equipment Engineer, Williams Companies


“This A-to-Z masterpiece by industry veteran and respected subject matter expert Norm Shade has moved to the top of my reference go-to guide for all compressor industry professionals, old and new alike. You won’t have to mine through piles of various technical books or online searches for compressor answers anymore!”

  • Terry Kreuz, General Manager, National Fuel Gas


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