Trelleborg to insulate Johan Sverdrup risers

Offshore staff

KROKSTADELVA, NorwayKvaerner has contracted Trelleborg to supply thermal insulation, corrosion and passive fire protection solutions for the Johan Sverdrup development in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Trelleborg’s operation in Norway will provide Vikotherm R2 thermal insulation coating for application on 12 risers and corrosion coating for 195 riser guides, 40 caisson guides, and 15 J-tube guides.

Vikotherm R2 rubber is said to be chemically resistant to most corrosive liquids, gases, salt water, ozone and UV-light, all corrosive agents commonly encountered offshore. The material’s operating temperature ranges from -49°C to +155°C (-56°F to +311°F).

Production will start at Trelleborg’s facility in Krokstadelva in September and continue through May 2016.

07/27/2015

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...