BuBi pipes in demand offshore Norway, Brazil
Butting has won orders for various offshore projects this year for its mechanically clad BuBi pipes for risers and pipelines.
KNESEBECK, Germany – Butting has won orders for various offshore projects this year for its mechanically clad BuBi pipes for risers and pipelines.
The pipes are engineered to transport corrosive media.
In the North Sea, the company was commissioned to produce 49 km (30.5 mi) of BuBi pipes – nearly 8,000 tons and in various dimensions – forEquinor’s Snorre extension project.
It is also producing 37 km (23 mi) of mechanically clad pipes in 12-in. OD, in material combination DNV SMLS 450 SFPDU / UNS 31603 mod. forVNG’s Fenja subsea tieback in the Norwegian Sea.
Recently the company won an order to produce 9.5 km (5.9 mi) of metallurgically-clad pipes with an OD of 273.1 mm forBP’s Alligin tieback project west of Shetland.
Elsewhere, the company is or has been manufacturing:
- Metallurgically clad pipes in size ID 364.43 x (18.0 + 3.0) mm for the Bakong development project off Malaysia
- 3,000 tons of metallurgically clad pipes and elbows in various sizes for the ramp-up to plateau phase of the deepwater Zohr gas project offshore Egypt
- More than 5,000 metric tons (5,511 tons) of 10-in. and 12-in. BuBi pipes in DNV SMLS 450 SP / UNS 31603 mod. for Equinor’sPeregrino Phase 2 project in the Campos basin off Brazil.