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The harsh marine atmosphere experienced by FPSO’s and production platforms is a fertile environment for composite materials to protect against the elements of high humidity and temperature. Salt water corrosion is especially aggressive at metal-to-metal contact points.
See how our products have solved corrosion issues for many major oil and gas companies below.
|Chevron, Big Foot||Gulf of Mexico||APP provided ProTek Wear Pads for all uninsulated pipes at points of metal-to-metal contact on platform topsides.
The Big Foot oil field is estimated to contain 100 million oil-equivalent barrels.
|Chevron Jack and St. Malo||Gulf of Mexico||APP provided 13,000 ProTek Packages consisting of wear pads and metallic pipe supports, along with 15 installation training sessions.
This was a custom solution, developed in collaboration with Chevron in order to address corrosion concerns—evaluation estimated that this solution added 30 years to the pipe supports’ offshore lifespan.
|Chevron, Mafumeira Norte Offshore Platform||Angola, Africa||APP supplied thousands of ProTek Wear Pads and coated U-bolts for Mafumeira Norte.
Production at the oil field began in 2009 with an expected peak production of 30 million ft³ of natural gas and 30,000 barrels of crude oil a day.
|Chevron, Nemba Offshore Platform||Angola, Africa||Thousands of ProTek Wear Pads and coated U-bolts were supplied by APP for the Nemba Offshore Platform project.
Production began in 2001 with an expected peak production of 50,000 barrels a day.
|Petrobras, Barracuda||Brazil||APP supplied thousands of ProTek Wear Pads and coated U-bolts for Barracuda.
The Barracuda oil field has estimated reserves of 867 million barrels of oil.