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

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...