Exova expands test capability for Saipem contract

Exova has signed a three-year framework agreement with Saipem to provide a full range of testing services, primarily for the company’s Italian oil and gas operations.

Offshore staff

EDINBURGH, UKExova has signed a three-year framework agreement with Saipem to provide a full range of testing services, primarily for the company’s Italian oil and gas operations.

Under the £8.5-million ($10.38-million) contract, Exova will perform mechanical, fracture mechanics, corrosion, weldability, SEM, coatings, chemical analysis, and environmental testing.

To fulfil the contract scope, Exova has invested more than £190,000 ($231,992) in specialized equipment at its Italian laboratories, including a 1,200-kN tensile frame and adding single edge notched tensile testing capability in sour service.

10/26/2016

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