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General Electric buys three billion to


HB ATLANTA.Der U.S. Siemens rival General Electric ( GE) has stepped up its energy business with a billion-dollar acquisition . With the Texas Dresser Inc., an infrastructure provider for the energy industry is on Wednesday a contract in the amount of three billion U.S. dollars were signed , said GE. The transaction must now be approved by the appropriate authorities.

Dresser is active in more than 100 countries and has among other technology for gas engines , valves and control solutions for the distribution of oil and gas in the program. The Texans reportedly achieved 2009 sales of two billion dollars and a profit of 318 million € .