Trelleborg to supply Shah Deniz buoyancy systems

BP has awarded Trelleborg an order for foam buoyancy systems for the second-phase development of the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan. Trelleborg will supply a buoyancy package filled with its high-temperature syntactic foam.

Trelleborg is supplying foam buoyancy systems for the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan.
Trelleborg is supplying foam buoyancy systems for the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan.

Offshore staff

LANCASHIRE, UKBP has awarded Trelleborg an order for foam buoyancy systems for the second-phase development of the Shah Deniz field offshore Azerbaijan. Trelleborg will supply a buoyancy package filled with its high-temperature syntactic foam.

Large cyclic changes can cause expansion of the flowline, resulting in lateral or upheaval buckling. And at a depth of 600 m (1,968 ft) below surface, these flowlines will come under significant force. Trelleborg buoyancy modules will assist in mitigating this. By reducing the self-weight of the flowline and friction against the seabed, a span of lower resistance is established along the flowline, enabling the buckling to occur in known and controlled conditions.

07/17/2014

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