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Gas Compression Engines

Oil and gas producers have relied on Caterpillar since the industry's earliest days. For 60 years, we've powered the petroleum business on land. Now we go with it onto the ocean, hundred of miles out, thousands of feet down.

G3516 LE Gas Engine

The line of G3500 engines brings versatility, uptime, and low operating cost to your gas compression operation. They are equipped with ADEM A3 technology that enables highest performance and safety while maintaining low emissions. Ideal applications for G3500 engines include gas lift, gas gathering, and wellhead gas compression. Cat G3516 gas engine. Ratings: 492-1000 bkW (660-1340 bhp) @ 1200-1400 rpm are NSPS site compliant capable with customer-provided air-fuel ratio control and aftertreatment.

Product Details

Engine Specifications

Minimum Rating 492.0 bkW
Maximum Rating 1000.0 bkW
Emissions NSPS Site Compliant Capable
  • Air Inlet System
    •  Air cleaner — intermediate-duty with service indicator
  • Air cleaner — intermediate-duty with service indicator
    • Control System
      •  A3 ECU
      •  Air-fuel ratio control
    • Cooling System
      •  Thermostats and housing
      •  Jacket water pump
      •  Aftercooler water pump
      •  Aftercooler core for sea-air atmosphere
      •  Aftercooler thermostats and housing
    • Exhaust System
      •  Watercooled exhaust manifolds
    • Watercooled exhaust manifolds
      • Flywheels & Flywheel Housings
        •  SAE No. 00 flywheel
        •  SAE No. 00 flywheel housing
        •  SAE standard rotation
      • Fuel System
        •  Gas pressure regulator
        •  Natural gas carburetor
      • Ignition System
        •  A3 ECU
      • Instrumentation
        •  PL1000 Advisor panel
      • Lubrication System
        •  Crankcase breather — top mounted
        •  Oil cooler
        •  Oil filter — RH
        •  Oil bypass filter
        •  Oil pan — shallow
        •  Oil sampling valve
        •  Turbo oil accumulator
      • Crankcase breather — top mounted
        • Oil cooler
          • Oil filter — RH
            • Oil bypass filter
              • Oil pan — shallow
                • Oil sampling valve
                  • Turbo oil accumulator
                    • Mounting System
                      •  Rails, engine mounting — 254 mm (10 in)
                    • Rails, engine mounting — 254 mm (10 in)
                      • Protection System
                        •  Electronic shutoff system
                        •  Gas shutoff valve
                      • General
                        •  Paint — Cat yellow
                        •  Vibration damper and guard — dual 484 mm (23 in)
                      • Air Inlet System
                        •  Remote air inlet adapters
                        •  Precleaner
                      • Charging System
                        •  Battery chargers
                        •  Charging alternators
                      • Cooling System
                        •  Aftercooler core
                        •  Thermostatic valve
                        •  Temperature switch
                        •  Connections
                        •  Expansion and overflow tank
                        •  Water level switch gauge
                      • Exhaust System
                        •  Flexible fittings
                        •  Elbows
                        •  Flange
                        •  Flange and exhaust expanders
                        •  Rain cap
                        •  Mufflers
                      • Fuel System
                        •  Low pressure gas conversions
                        •  Propane gas valve and jet kits
                        •  Fuel filter
                      • Instrumentation
                        •  PL1000 communications modules
                      • Lubrication System
                        •  Oil bypass filter removal and oil pan accessories
                        •  Sump pump
                        •  Air prelube pump
                        •  Manual prelube pump
                        •  Lubricating oil
                      • Mounting System
                        •  Rails
                        •  Vibration isolators
                      • Rails
                        • Vibration isolators
                          • Power Take-Offs
                            •  Front accessory drives
                            •  Auxiliary drive shafts and pulleys
                            •  Front stub shaft
                            •  Pulleys
                          • Protection System
                            •  Explosion relief valves, status control box interconnect wiring harness
                          • Starting System
                            •  Air starting motor
                            •  Air pressure regulator
                            •  Air silencer
                            •  Electric air start controls
                            •  Electric starting motors — dual 24-volt
                            •  Starting aids
                            •  Battery sets (24-volt dry), cables, and rack
                          • Air starting motor
                            • Air pressure regulator
                              • Air silencer
                                • Electric air start controls
                                  • Electric starting motors — dual 24-volt
                                    • Starting aids
                                      • Battery sets (24-volt dry), cables, and rack
                                        • General
                                          •  Flywheel intertia weight
                                          •  Guard removal
                                          •  Engine barring group
                                          •  Premium 8:1 pistons
                                          •  Premium cylinder heads
                                        • Flywheel intertia weight
                                          • Guard removal
                                            • Engine barring group
                                              • Premium 8:1 pistons
                                                • Premium cylinder heads

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