Trelleborg’s offshore operation has been awarded a significant multi-million-dollar contract by Mexican state-owned petroleum firm, Pemex, for Elastopipe. This will likely be put in on board the Abkatun A fancy within the Bay of Campeche within the Gulf of Mexico.
Morten Kristensen, enterprise group director at Trelleborg’s offshore facility in Norway, says: “This is our first contract made instantly with Pemex and the most important contract in our historical past for Trelleborg’s Elastopipe system. I’m happy to see that Elastopipe is considered a secure and dependable firewater system, which has resulted in Trelleborg successful this order in such a aggressive market.
“The willingness from our clients worldwide to maneuver away from conventional piping strategies to a versatile rubber-based system is optimistic and we now have been capable of optimize buyer necessities throughout our manufacturing, engineering, gross sales and venture administration staff. This would be the second, necessary step in upgrading the firewater methods throughout all the Abkatun A fancy.”
This venture represents an necessary method for Pemex and the Mexican authorities to exhibit their excessive regard for security on board offshore platforms. Oscar Moran, Pemex states: “We are trying ahead to working with Trelleborg and JBC to additional implement the Elastopipe™ system on board the Abkatun A fancy.”
Elastopipe is a patented versatile piping system developed for transporting a wide range of fluids and is understood for its corrosion-free, explosion, affect and jet fireplace resistant properties. This subsequent era piping system makes use of artificial rubber as an alternative of conventional supplies and incorporates the one piping materials accepted for offshore deluge methods that has survived sequential explosion, affect and jet fireplace testing.
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