Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines and compressors, with more than 15,000 units sold and more than 2.8 billion operating hours in more than 100 countries. Solar offers gas turbines packages from 1–23 MW. These products play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world, both onshore and offshore. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines, gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor, mechanical-drive and generator set packages. Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.