SANDE, Norway – Aibel has contracted PG Flow Solutions to supply equipment for Equinor’s K-Lab subsea test facility at the Kårstø processing plant in western Norway.
K-Lab is used to verify the functionality and operability of subsea compressors, which are operated in a seawater-submerged environment. Aibel is the facility’s main contractor.
PG Flow will supply a high-pressure twin screw liquid transfer pump with variable-speed drive, local seal panels and a central seal system. Its full scope includes design, manufacture, testing, inspection, packing, preservation, and delivery.
The company has previously supplied similar pump system technology to K-Lab and to P-Lab, Equinor’s research and test center at Herøya Industrial Park in Norway.