Tag: offshore oil and gas

Optimizing fluid system material selection for offshore safety

Offshore oil and gas platform and floating vessel owners must optimize costs. But moreimportantly, they must maintain safe and compliant operating conditions for employees overthe life span of their operations.

The role of stainless steel in offshore applications

Stainless steels, including duplexes and super duplexes are of enormous benefit to the offshore oil and gas industry. They offer reduced weight, increased strength and corrosion resistance, and favourable lifecycle costs, compared to other materials.

UK: Smar to supply Ekofisk

Smar will supply more than 400 pressure and temperature transmitters to a platform in the North Sea operated by ConocoPhillips.

Aker Kvaerner awarded contract for BP

Aker Kvaerner has won a new subsea managed service contract for the development of BP's West of Shetland projects.

Manifolds in exotic materials

Parker Instrumentation has launched Pro-Bloc, a range of one-piece double-block-and-bleed manifolds designed to reduce the size and weight of process monitoring instrumentation installations.

Stainless FRLs keep it clean

Parker Pneumatic has a new range of 0.25in miniature and 0.5in standard stainless steel FRL (filter/regulator/lubricator) units to meet the demanding, and often corrosive, environments of the food, pharmaceuticals, petrochemical and offshore industries.

Alpha North contracts

Statoil has awarded letters of intent totalling just over NOK 430 million for Sleipner West's Alpha North satellite development in the North Sea.

One size fits all for valve lockout

A new hybrid valve lockout is specifically designed to allow any type and size of ball/gate valve to be padlocked in the open or closed position.

Sakhalin-1 pipelines contract

LUKoil-Neftegazstroy (LNGS) has been selected as the major subcontractor for engineering, permitting, inland transportation, local procurement, construction, installation and commissioning work for pipelines for the Sakhalin-1 Project.

Titanium used on Statfjord platforms

Statoil is to use titanium in the replacement of 40 separate fire protection systems on its three platforms, Statfjord A, B and C, over a period of 2–3 years.