Titanium connector in high demand

RTI Energy Systems has developed a titanium connector for deepwater riser systems. The company showcased the new equipment at DOT in Houston.

David Paganie
Managing Editor

HOUSTON -- RTI Energy Systems has developed a titanium connector for deepwater riser systems. The company showcased the new equipment at DOT in Houston.

The connector was developed in response to demand from oil companies who plan to use titanium risers in deepwater, according to RTI. It is ideal for high-pressure/high-temperature wells with "nasty" flow types, the company said.

The company characterized the new technology as "enabling."

02/13/2008

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