2013 Off-Site Tours

HHP Summit 2013 presenting sponsor Caterpillar—the world’s largest manufacturer of mining and construction equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines—offered registered attendees a chance to get a behind-the-scenes look at the natural gas engine technology contributing to greatly reduced fuel costs and emissions in off-road equipment.

E&P and Mining

Tour #1: E&P and MINING

Caterpillar Lafayette Engine Center | Lafayette, Indiana
The 1.3 million square foot Lafayette plant produces Caterpillar's most well-recognized and durable engines—the 3500, 3600 and C175 series. See where Caterpillar’s natural gas engines for drilling, pressure pumping, marine, electric power, and mine haul trucks are manufactured!

Rail and Marine


Electro-Motive Diesel LaGrange Engine Facility | LaGrange, Illinois
EMD is a global provider of engines for diesel-electric locomotives, offshore oil and marine vessels. Attendees will get a firsthand look at EMD’s natural gas programs and development.