Caterpillar's 2013 Year In Review

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Caterpillar's 2013 Year In Review

Our 2013 Year in Review is a snapshot of the previous year, highlighting not only our financial performance but also the stories of significant activities that contribute to our ongoing success.

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Cat® Engines Backing Up Kansas
Wind has long been a feature of the Kansas prairie. In fact, the state has the second-highest wind potential in the U.S., second only to Texas. Harnessing that renewable energy resource presents a big opportunity for sustainable growth in the state. Wind energy, however, has one significant limitation — it is not available at the same level at all times. For that...
Jan 6, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Natural Gas: A Growing Resource
Enabling a New Energy Paradigm The development of new extraction techniques such as well stimulation and horizontal drilling has meant that shale gas, which was previously uneconomical to produce, can be brought to market. In 2013, surging energy output made headlines as the U.S. Energy Information Administration announced the nation was on a path to be the world’s...
Dec 30, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Cat® Power Generators Bring Hope to Africa (Video)
A region of Africa long burdened by poverty, disease and malnutrition due to underdevelopment is now being powered into a new era of prosperity, thanks to Cat® generators. Home to nearly 2 million people, Mtwara and Lindi are the southernmost regions of Tanzania and would experience frequent and prolonged periods without power. A solution to meet the regions’ power needs came from...
Dec 16, 2014 12:00 AM ET
Cat® Dynamic Gas Blending Reduces Fuel Consumption and Emissions
Combining Performance with Efficiency Caterpillar has been a supplier of natural gas-fired reciprocating engines since 1947. Today, more customers are moving from diesel to gas, and many of our customers require a gas option for their engines. In the oil and gas, rail, mining and marine markets, the performance of the gas-powered engine is paramount. It must match the...
Dec 9, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Caterpillar Leads a "Golden Age of Natural Gas"
Economic growth in the developing world is creating a significant increase in the demand for energy. One of the things that has changed dramatically of the last decade or so is the increased use of natural gas. What is driving demand for energy resources and, in particular, natural gas?Global economic growth is driving significant...
Nov 25, 2014 12:00 PM ET