FMC, Sulzer Complete Subsea Pump Tests

Press Release
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
FMC Technologies and Sulzer Pumps Ltd complete qualification testing of a new 3.2 megawatt, 5,000 psi multiphase pump.

FMC Technologies and Sulzer Pumps Ltd Complete Qualification Testing of New Subsea Pump for Multiphase Boosting

With a focus on pioneering the next generation of technologies to increase production and maximize oil and gas recovery, FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: FTI) and Sulzer Pumps Ltd are collaborating in subsea applications. Together, the two companies have developed a powerful new multiphase pump system optimized for harsh subsea environments. The new pump system leverages Sulzer Pumps’ field-proven pump hydraulics with FMC Technologies’ advanced, high-speed permanent magnet motor technology and subsea system design and integration experience.


The helico-axial type pump is powered by a 3.2 megawatt permanent magnet motor and is capable of withstanding pressures up to 5,000 psi. By using permanent magnet motor technology, less maintenance is required and greater speed, efficiency and power can be achieved providing end-users with more operational flexibility for subsea processing.


“The collaboration between FMC and Sulzer Pumps Ltd has resulted in what we believe to be the most powerful, efficient, and flexible subsea pump system available on the market,” said Rob Perry, Director of Subsea Processing at FMC Technologies. “The industry has been clear,” he explained.  “They want more energy on the mudline to support their efforts to boost production and improve economics, and I am happy to say we have delivered a solution.”  Full qualification testing of the subsea pump unit was completed earlier this summer at Sulzer Pumps' purpose built test facility in Leeds, UK.  

 

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Offshore

Vestas Profit Beats Forecast

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems posted much higher than expected second-quarter earnings and slightly increased its guidance for the full year, signaling

Maersk Drilling Rig Team Train Local Talent

Maersk Drilling says that its 'Mærsk Deliverer' rig team has initiated seven local acceleration programmes in Angola. The goal is to train and develop local talent

New Offshore Vessel Management Mobile App

Telerik says that its customer Bhagwan Marine, a leader in servicing the oil and gas industry, together with partner, Glenfield Digital Group, has released the

Energy

Russia Conducts High North Geophysical Surveys

For the first time, as part of the Arctic-2014 high-latitude expedition, nuclear icebreakers 'Akademik Fedorov' and 'Yamal' have conducted an entire complex of geophysical research at the North Pole,

Mærsk Putting Valuable Experience to Good Use

The Mærsk Deliverer rig team has initiated seven local acceleration programmes in Angola. The goal is to train and develop local talent to take on increasingly

CIMC Raffles' COSLInnovator is "Rig of the Month"

In July 2014, the CIMC Raffles North Sea semisubmersible drilling rig unit, COSLInnovator, was awarded as "Rig of the Month” again by STATOIL. It is the fifth

Marine Equipment

HK's COSCO International Reports Strong Profit Growth

For the  six months ended 30th June 2014, shipping services provider COSCO International has announced that its 2014 Interim Results show strong profit growth with Net Profit up 45% YOY.

BWTS SeaCURE Gains USCG AMS Acceptance

Evoqua Water Technologies LLC says that its SeaCURE Ballast Water Treatment System (BWTS) has been granted AMS Acceptance in all salinities. System highlights

Mærsk Putting Valuable Experience to Good Use

The Mærsk Deliverer rig team has initiated seven local acceleration programmes in Angola. The goal is to train and develop local talent to take on increasingly

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2394 sec (4 req/sec)